10/12/10

Pledge, Dnipropetrovsk, Khrushchev

On this day: October 12
The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools (1892)

This and the next day, German Nazis kill 11,000 Jews in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (1941)

Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe on a desk at U.N. General Assembly meeting (1960)

b: Ramsay MacDonald (1866), Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (1949); d: Dean Acheson (1971), Joan Kroc (2003)

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