Herbert Hoover Lies, Ayatollah Khomeini Rises, Oswald Mosley Dead

December 3: On This Progressive Day
President Herbert Hoover announces to the U.S. Congress that the worst effects of the recent stock market crash are behind the nation and the American people have regained faith in the economy (1929)

Police arrest over 800 students at the University of California, Berkeley, following their takeover and sit-in at the administration building in protest at the UC Regents' decision to forbid protests on UC property (1964)

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini becomes the first Supreme Leader of Iran (1979)

At the Hotel Shamu in Mogadishu, Somalia, an Islamic jihadi suicide bomber kills 24 including three ministers of the Transitional Federal Government, and wounds 60 (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama grants the first presidential pardons of his administration to nine convicted criminals, four of whose crimes were cocaine-related (2010)

President B. Hussein Obama hosts a tête-à-tête with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov of Bulgaria (2012)

President B. Hussein Obama hosts a tête-à-tête with with President Juan Manuel Santos of the leading cocaine-exporting nation, Colombia (2013)

b: James Day Hodgson (1915), Ozzy Osbourne (1948); d: Oswald Mosley (1980)

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