Emmett Till Dead, DNC-Chicago Riots, Gorbachev Steps Down

August 28: On This Progressive Day
Germany declares war on Romania, Italy declares war on Germany (1916)

France and Soviet Union sign a treaty of non-aggression (1931)

The Philadelphia Race Riot begins (1964)

Riots in Chicago, Illinois during the Democratic National Convention (1968)

Iraq declares Kuwait to be its newest province (1990)

Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party (1991)

While vacationing at Martha's Vineyard, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 16th round of golf as POTUS (2009)

b: Viktor Khristenko (1957); d: Emmett Till (1955), Jean Marchand (1988)

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