8/27/11

LBJ, Kellogg-Briand, W.E.B. DuBois

On this day: August 27
Petroleum discovered in Titusville, PA - world's first successful oil well (1859)

Kellogg-Briand Pact outlawing war signed by sixty nations (1928)

An IRA bomb kills British World War II admiral Louis Mountbatten (1979)

b: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Joan Kroc (1928); d: W.E.B. DuBois (1963), Otto Strasser (1974)

Community Organizing for the New Progressive Era

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