Dnipropetrovsk Massacre, Carlos The Jackal Born, Nikita's Shoe

On this day: October 12
The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools (1892)

This and the next day, National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazis) kill 11,000 Jews in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (1941)

Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe on a desk at U.N. General Assembly meeting (1960)

b: Ramsay MacDonald (1866), Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (1949); d: Dean Acheson (1971), Joan Kroc (2003)

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