Black Friday Comes, Ruhollah Khomeini Born, #Occupy Little Rock

September 24: On This Progressive Day
'Black Friday': Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold (1869)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, AR to enforce desegregation (1957)

President B. Hussein Obama chairs a U.N. Security Council summit giving lip service to nuclear disarmament and proliferation (2009)

At Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George's County, Maryland, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 82nd round of golf as POTUS (2011)

President B. Hussein Obama reads an unremarkable, teleprompted speech at the United Nations General Assembly again (2013)

b: John Marshall (1755), F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896), Ruhollah Khomeini (1902), Konstantin Chernenko (1911); d: Gottfried Feder (1941), Theodor Seuss Geisel (1991)

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