10/19/10

Italy, Cuba, TOTUS

On this day: October 19
The League of Nations places economic sanctions on fascist Italy for its invasion of Ethiopia (1935)

The U.S. government places an embargo on Communist Cuba (1960)

President Richard Nixon rejects an Appeals Court demand to turn over the Watergate tapes (1973)

Black Monday - Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 22% (1987)

President Obama vists Viers Mill Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland, using teleprompter to speak to children about reading (2009)

b: Fyodor Dan (1871); d: Anna Ulyanova (1935), James P. Mitchell (1964)

Community Organizing for the New Progressive Era

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