Prog Anarchy, Speaker Sam Rayburn, O-Chicago

On this day: September 16
A bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J.P. Morgan building in New York City -- 38 are killed and 400 injured (1920)

Sam Rayburn elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1940)

Juan PerĂ³n is deposed in Argentina (1955)

President B. Hussein Obama delivers remarks on the South Lawn of the White House to promote Chicago's failed bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama signs the America Invents Act, a fundamental transformation of U.S. patent system, into law.

b: Stephanie von Hohenlohe (1891); d: McGeorge Bundy (1996)

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