Future Progressive Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin is exiled to Siberia for three years (1903)
The state of São Paulo revolts against the Brazilian Federal Government, starting the Constitutionalist Revolution (1932)
A car bomb destroys a Renault owned by famed "Nazi hunters" Serge and Beate Klarsfeld at their home in France; a note purportedly from ODESSA claims responsibility (1979)
President B. Hussein Obama holds a tête–à–tête with the Trotskyite President of Brazil, Lula da Silva (2009)
President B. Hussein Obama receives members of the Congressional Progressive Black Caucus at The White House (2013)
b: O. J. Simpson (1947); d: Eugen Fischer (1967), Jackie Presser (1988), Eric Sevareid (1992) Melvin Belli (1996), Paul Klebnikov (2004)
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