The U.S. Steel Recognition Strike by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers begins (1901)
A day after murdering Sharon Tate and four others, members of Charles Manson's cult kill two more folks (1969)
More than 127 Muslims are killed in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitary troops (1990)
President B. Hussein Obama holds a tête-à-tête-à-tête in Guadalajara, Mexico with President Felipe Calderón of Mexico and Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada to discuss the fundamental transformation of North America (2009)
The Marikana miners' strike begins near Rustenburg, South Africa (2012)
b: Herbert Hoover (1874), Harriet Miers (1945); d: Estes Kefauver (1963), Leno and Rosemary LaBianca (1969)
Get 'On This Progressive Day' by RSS or via daily email.