6/29/11

Rasputin, Stokely, Cruel & Unusual

On this day: June 29
France annexes Tahiti (1880)

Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia (1914)

Carpathian Ruthenia is annexed by Soviet Union (1945)

The SCOTUS rules the death penalty could constitute "cruel and unusual punishment" (1972)

b: Stokely Carmichael (1941); d: Otto Seeck (1921)

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