343rd Day of the Year / 23 Days Remaining
“Because we are free, we can never be indifferent to the fate of freedom everywhere.”
~ Jimmy Carter, 39th U.S. president (1924- )
On this day:
1886 - Samuel Gompers formed the American Federation of Labor (AFL).
1941 - The U.S. Congress officially declared war on Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
1980 - Former Beatle and activist John Lennon is shot and killed by a deranged fan outside his apartment building in New York.
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