Monday, July 07, 2008

1943 is NOT the year I was born




In 1943 (the year you were born)



Franklin Delano Roosevelt is president of the US



Detroit erupts in race riots which cause 34 deaths, 7000 injured



The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising holds the Nazis at bay for several days before the ghetto is liquidated



US military begins invasion of Italy



Marines begin advancement on Gilbert Island



The Soviets turn back Hitler's troops at Stalingrad



Albert Hofmann writes his first report about the hallucinogenic properties of LSD



Joe Pesci, Christopher Walken, Newt Gingrich, Joni Mitchell, and John Kerry



Nikola Tesla dies



New York Yankees win the World Series



Chicago Bears win the NFL championship



Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup



The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand is published

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