Ahmed Ben Bella was a Pan-Africanist and nationalist leader of Algeria. He was one of the first to take up the armed struggle against French colonial rule. He became the first president of Algeria in 1963 and was deposed by a western supported military coup in 1965. He died in 2012.
After 60+ years, Pres. Jimmy Carter has announced himself at odds with the Southern Baptist Church. He said the decision was "unavoidable" after church leaders prohibited women from being ordained & insisted they be 'subservient to their husbands.' Said Carter "At its most repugnant, the belief that women must be subjugated to the wishes of men excuses slavery, violence, forced prostitution, genital mutilation and national laws that omit rape as a crime."
Agosto 27 de 1913 | Woodrow Wilson informa al Congreso que su intervención amistosa en México ha fracasado. Iniciará una nueva etapa de relaciones diplomáticas. | #Memoria #Politica de #Mexico | http://memoriapoliticademexico.org/Efemerides/8/27081913.html
When Gerald R. Ford took the oath of office on August 9, 1974 as our 38th President, he declared, "I assume the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances...This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and hurts our hearts." Learn more: http://go.wh.gov/sFsCSz