American Communists, National Socialists

On this day: June 8
Theodore Roosevelt signs the Antiquities Act into law, authorizing the President to restrict the use of certain parcels of public land with historical or conservation value (1906)

Celebrities Helen Keller, Dorothy Parker, Danny Kaye, Fredric March, John Garfield, Paul Muni and Edward G. Robinson are named in an FBI report as Communist Party members (1949)

Kurt Waldheim is elected president of Austria (1986)

b: Karl Genzken (1885); d: George Sand (1876), Karl Hanke (1945)

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