Paul Rostock Born, Marion Barry Busted, Out Monica Lewinsky

On this day: January 18
Soviet forces liberate Leningrad, effectively ending a three year Nazi siege (1944)

The Washington, D.C. Mayor, Democrat Marion Barry is arrested for crack cocaine possession in an FBI sting (1990)

Eastern Air Lines goes out of business after 62 years (1991)

Matt Drudge breaks the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky affair story on his website (1998)

President B. Hussein Obama personally submits his first Twitter update (2010)

President B. Hussein Obama rejects a proposed extension of the Keystone Pipeline (2012)

b: Paul Rostock (1892); d: Paul Tsongas (1997)

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