Leon Trotsky Born, Bolsheviks Win, Stanley Ann Dunham Dead

November 7: On This Progressive Day
The New Republic magazine is published (1914)

In Petrograd, Bolshevik leaders Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky lead revolutionaries in overthrowing the Provisional Government (1917)

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing PBS (1967)

Hillary Rodham Clinton is elected to the U.S. Senate, becoming the "first former First Lady to win public office in the U.S.", although she was actually still the First Lady (2000)

Iran bans advertising of U.S. products (2002)

President B. Hussein Obama signs an executive order establishing the Council on Veterans Employment (2009)

b: Leon Trotsky (1879), Albert Camus (1913); d: A.C. Townley (1959), Eleanor Roosevelt (1962), Alexander Dubček (1992), Stanley Ann Dunham (1995)

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