Journal Pioneer - - ISLAND NEWS -

In 1939, U.S. Pres­i­dent Franklin Roo­sevelt laid the cor­ner­stone of the Jef­fer­son Me­mo­rial in Wash­ing­ton, DC.

In 1969, In Wash­ing­ton, DC, a quar­ter of a mil­lion pro­test­ers staged a peace­ful demon­stra­tion against the Viet­nam War.

In 1993, A judge in Mi­ne­ola, NY, sen­tenced Joey Butta­fuoco to six months in jail for the statu­tory rape of Amy Fisher. Fisher was serv­ing a prison sen­tence for shoot­ing and wound­ing Butta­fuoco’s wife, Mary Jo.

In 1999, Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from China and the United States signed a ma­jor trade agree­ment that in­volved China’s mem­ber­ship in the World Trade Or­ga­ni­za­tion (WTO).

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