Nicaragua Revolts, William Howard Taft Sworn-In, FDR Unlimited

On This Progressive Day: July 11
A revolution led by the liberal general and politician, José Santos Zelaya, takes over state power in Nicaragua (1893)

Former U.S. President William Howard Taft is sworn in as 10th Chief Justice of SCOTUS, becoming the only person to ever be both President and Chief Justice (1921)

Franklin D. Roosevelt announces that he will run for a fourth term as President of the U.S. (1944)

The Srebrenica massacre was perpetrated by the Bosnian Serb Army on more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims (1995)

209 people are killed by Islamist jihadi in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India (2006)

President B. Hussein Obama receives Progressive U.S. Senators John McCain and Charles Schumer to discuss giving amnesty to illegal immigrants (2013)

b: Carl Schmitt (1888); d: Lady Bird Johnson (2007)

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