Will Rogers Born, Soviets End Hungarian Revolution, Rose Bird Justice

On this day: November 4
Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the revolution that started on October 23 (1956)

Chief Justice Rose Bird and two colleagues are removed from the Supreme Court of California by the electorate via recall (1986)

Chinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing a pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress (2002)

President B. Hussein Obama speaks from TOTUS at James C. Wright Middle School in Madison, Wisconsin discussing the fundamental transformation of the American education system (2009)

b: Will Rogers (1879); d: Max Shachtman (1972)

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