10/27/14

Teddy Roosevelt Born, Viva Davis-Bacon, Lula da Silva Born

October 27: On This Progressive Day
Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order for all Mormons to leave the state or be exterminated (1838)

Major Rudolph Anderson of the U.S. Air Force became the only direct human casualty of the Cuban Missile Crisis when his U-2 reconnaissance airplane was shot down in Cuba by a Soviet-supplied SA-2 Guideline surface-to-air missile (1962)

President Ronald Reagan decides to tear down the new U.S. Embassy in Moscow because of Soviet listening devices in the building structure (1988)

President B. Hussein Obama speaks and tours the taxpayer-subsidized DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center in Arcadia, Florida (2009)

At U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, Virginia, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 148th round of golf as POTUS (2013)

b: Theodore Roosevelt (1858), James J. Davis (1873), Fritz Sauckel (1894), Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva (1945), Fran Lebowitz (1950); d: Achim Gercke (1997)

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