The People's Republic of South Yemen becomes independent from the United Kingdom (1967)
In Seattle, violent street protests against the WTO meeting by anti-globalization Progressives catch police unprepared and force the cancellation of opening ceremonies (1999)
President B. Hussein Obama and the disgraced ex-President Bill Clinton meet Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (2009)
President B. Hussein Obama holds an unusual and rare confab with Congressional leaders dubbed the "Slurpee Summit" (2010)
b: Leopold von Mildenstein (1902), Shirley Chisholm (1924), Abbie Hoffman (1936); d: Oscar Wilde (1900), Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1930)
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