Benito Mussolini Arrested, Edward R. Murrow Dead, Obama's BirthGate Folly

On This Progressive Day: April 27
President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus (1861)

The Australian Labor Party becomes the first such party to gain national government, under Chris Watson (1904)

The UAW gains autonomy from the American Federation of Labor (1936)

The Völkischer Beobachter, the newspaper of the National Socialist German Workers Party, ceases publication (1945)

Benito Mussolini is arrested by Italian partisans in Dongo, while attempting escape disguised as a German soldier (1945)

President B. Hussein Obama travels to Iowa and tours the federally-subsidized Siemens Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing Plant in Fort Madison, Iowa, where he delivers remarks on getting used to Progressives' new-normal jobless recovery (2010)

The White House releases a copy of President B. Hussein Obama's "long-form" birth certificate that is quickly proven a Photoshop fabrication (2011)

b: Joe Moakley (1947), Cory Booker (1969); d: Antonio Gramsci (1937), Edward R. Murrow (1965)

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