12/21/14

Plymouth Rock, Kurt Waldheim Born, Pan Am 103

December 21: On This Progressive Day
William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims land on what is now known as Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts (1620)

The U.N. Security Council chooses Kurt Waldheim as Secretary-General (1971)

Islamic jihadi terrorists explode Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, killing 270 (1988)

While on vacation, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 152nd round of golf as POTUS at Marine Corps Base, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (2013)

b: Roger Williams (1603), Lynn Frazier (1874), Joseph Stalin (1879), Kurt Waldheim (1918), William Usery, Jr. (1923), Jane Fonda (1937); d: Klara Pƶlzl (1907), Matthew Gannon (1988), Chuck McKee (1988), Ronald Lariviere (1988), Daniel O'Connor (1988), Saparmurat Niyazov (2008)

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