11/28/14

Friedrich Engels Born, FDR in Tehran, Jerry Rubin Dead

November 28: On This Progressive Day
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran, Iran to discuss war strategy (1943)

In the face of protests, the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia announces it will give up its monopoly on political power (1989)

Islamic terrorists associated with al-Qaeda blow up an Israeli-owned hotel in Mombasa, Kenya and fail in their attempt to bring down Arkia Israel Airlines Flight 582 with surface-to-air-missiles (2002)

President B. Hussein Obama hosts a White House summit for leaders of the European Union to promote the European sovereign debt crisis (2011)

b: Friedrich Engels (1820), Ernst Röhm (1887), William McFetridge (1893), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Gary Hart (1936), Jon Stewart (1962); d: Enrico Fermi (1954), Richard Wright (1960), Jerry Rubin (1994)

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