8/1/14

Mother Jones Born, Cultural Revolution Purge, Obama ❤ Yemen

On This Progressive Day: August 1
Josip Broz Tito reads the resolution "Manifesto of constitutional congress of KPH" to the constitutive congress of KPH (Croatian Communist Party) in woods near Samobor (1937)

Communist Party of Independence and Work is banned in Senegal (1960)

Purges of intellectuals and imperialists becomes official People's Republic of China policy at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution (1966)

Rush Limbaugh begins his national radio show (1988)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a tête-à-tête with President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi of Yemen at The White House (2013)

b: Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837), Ron Gettelfinger (1944); d: Frank Little (1917), Walter Ulbricht (1973), Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (2005)

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