11/25/14

Carrie Nation Born, Hollywood Ten Blacklisted, Upton Sinclair Dead

November 25: On This Progressive Day
Evolution Day

Alfred Nobel patents dynamite (1867)

In Berlin, Germany and Japan sign the Anti-Comintern Pact, thus agreeing to consult on what measures to take "to safeguard their common interests" in case of an unprovoked attack by the Soviet Union against either nation (1936)

The "Hollywood Ten" are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios (1947)

The People's Republic of China joins the Korean War, sending thousands of troops across the Yalu river border to fight United Nations forces (1950)

At Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George's County, Maryland, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 88th round of golf as POTUS (2011)

In San Francisco for fundraisers, President B. Hussein Obama delivers a speech on the non-enforcement of laws with which he disagrees (2013)

b: Andrew Carnegie (1835), Carrie Nation (1846), Rudolf Höss (1901); d: Upton Sinclair (1968), Harold Washington (1987)

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