Adolf Hitler, progressive leader of the National Socialist German Workers (Nazi) Party, announces extermination of the Jews at a meeting in the Reich Chancellery (1941)
Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first President of the Republic of Kenya (1964)
The Russian Federation gains independence from the USSR (1991)
President B. Hussein Obama holds a tête-à-tête at the White House with Prime Minister of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki (2011)
b: Henry Wells (1805), William N. Doak (1882), Ed Koch (1924); d: Lawton Chiles (1998), Mo Udall (1998), Keiko (2003)
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