6/4/11

Assembly of Experts, Tiananmen, Solidarność

On this day, June 4:
Massachusetts becomes the first state of the U.S. to set a minimum wage (1912)

Ali Khamenei is elected the new Supreme Leader of Islamic republic of Iran by the Assembly of Experts (1989)

Tiananmen Square
protests are violently ended in Beijing by People's Liberation Army (1989)

Solidarity's victory in the first partly free parliamentary elections in post-war Poland sparks off a succession of peaceful anti-communist revolutions in Eastern Europe and leads to the creation of the so-called Contract Sejm (1989)

President Barack Obama gives a speech in Cairo, Egypt (2009)

b: Viktor Tikhonov (1930); d: Reinhard Heydrich (1942), Wolfram Sievers (1948)

Community Organizing for The New Progressive Era

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