In 1949, American-born Iva Toguri D'Aquino (identified as "Tokyo Rose") was fined and sentenced to prison after being found guilty of treason. In 1973, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on Yom Kippur. In 1981, Egyptian President and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Anwar al-Sadat was assassinated. In 2000, Serbian and Yugoslavian President Slobodan Milosevic, who had been indicted by the UN in 1999 for crimes against humanity, resigned his office.
Jenny Lind (1820-87), opera singer; George Westinghouse (1846-1914), engineer/inventor; Le Corbusier (1887-1965), architect; Helen Wills-Moody (1905-98), tennis player; Carole Lombard (1908-42), actress; Elisabeth Shue (1963- ), actress; Jeremy Sisto (1974- ), actor; Olivia Thirlby (1986- ), actress
In 1926, Babe Ruth hit three home runs for the NY Yankees in World Series Game 4, setting a record that still stands (tied by himself in 1928; Reggie Jackson, 1977; Albert Pujols, 2011; and Pablo Sandoval, 2012).
George Westinghouse formed more than 60 companies to market his inventions, which were collectively estimated to have been worth $120 million in 1900.
"Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual—and the soul of a people" – Anwar al-Sadat
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