William James Dead, Soviet ICBM Forward, DNC-Chicago

August 26: On This Progressive Day
The USSR announces the successful test of an ICBM – a "super long distance intercontinental multistage ballistic rocket ... a few days ago," according to the Soviet news agency, ITAR-TASS (1957)

The Democratic National Convention opens in Chicago (1968)

While vacationing at Martha's Vineyard, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 48th round of golf as POTUS (2010)

President B. Hussein Obama returns to Washington, D.C., ahead of Hurricane Irene, cutting short his annual summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard (2011)

b: Anna Ulyanova (1864), Ivan Mihailov (1896); d: William James (1910), Charles Lindbergh (1974)

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