4/27/11

Habeas Corpus, UAW-AFL, Dongo

On this day: April 27
President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus (1861)

The Australian Labor Party becomes the first such party to gain national government, under Chris Watson (1904)

The UAW gains autonomy from the American Federation of Labor (1936)

The Völkischer Beobachter, the newspaper of the National Socialist German Workers Party, ceases publication (1945)

Benito Mussolini is arrested by Italian partisans in Dongo, while attempting escape disguised as a German soldier (1945)

b: Joe Moakley (1947); d: Antonio Gramsci (1937)

Community Organizing for the New Progressive Era

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