John Dewey Born, Eugene Debs Dead, Getting Gadaffi

October 20: On This Progressive Day
The Long March ends (1935)

The House Un-American Activities Committee begins its investigation into Communist infiltration of Hollywood (1947)

Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis (1968)

Siad Barre declares Somalia a socialist state (1970)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a tête-à-tête with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in the Oval Office (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama comments on the killing of ousted Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi by NATO-backed Islamists (2011)

At U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, Virginia, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 147th round of golf as POTUS (2013)

b: Arthur Rimbaud (1854), John Dewey (1859), Hilda Solis (1957); d: Eugene V. Debs (1926), Herbert Hoover (1964), Bob Guccione (2010), Muammar Gadaffi, Mutassim Gaddaffi (2011)

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