Kim Il-sung Born, Sacco & Vanzetti Kill, Jean-Paul Sartre Dead

On This Progressive Day: April 15
Anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti allegedly murder two security guards while robbing a shoe store (1920)

Black Friday, mine owners announce more wage and price cuts leading to the threat of a strike all across England (1921)

The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (1992)

In a major space policy speech at Kennedy Space Center, President B. Hussein Obama outlines his proposal to use NASA's budget for global Muslim outreach (2010)

Islamic terrorists explode two bombs near the finish line at the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, killing 3 people and injuring 264 others (2013)

b: A. Philip Randolph (1889), Kim Il-sung (1912), Georgi Beregovoi (1921); d: Jean-Paul Sartre (1980), Hu Yaobang (1989), Pol Pot (1998)

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