9/28/14

Omaha Race Riots, Nazi-Soviet Pact, Mohammad Najibullah Dead

September 28: On This Progressive Day
The International Workingmen's Association was founded in London (1864)

Out-of-state community organizers ignite race riots in Omaha, Nebraska (1919)

UK passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis (1928)

As Warsaw surrenders to National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi) officials, Germany and the Soviet Union agree on a division of Poland after their invasion during World War II (1939)

Former president of Afghanistan Mohammad Najibullah is tortured and brutally murdered by the Islamist Taliban (1996)

b: Johann Georg Hiedler (1792), Thomas Crapper (1836), Carl Clauberg (1898); d: Richard Sears (1914), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1970), Mohammad Najibullah (1996), Pierre Trudeau (2000)

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