HANS REMEMBERS- TUESDAY OCTOBER 6, 1970- 50 YEARS AGO

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Hans Remembers- Tuesday October 6, 1970- 50 Years Ago.

  • A year and a day after the Weather Underground had used a bomb to severely damage the Chicago monument to the Haymarket bombing, the anarchist group bombed the repaired statue.
  • Alfredo Ovando Candia the President of Bolivia resigned two days after the revolt of Bolivian Army troops. A brief civil war between rebel forces began for control of Bolivia’s second largest city Cochabamba and those loyal to the government. General Rogelio Miranda who started the uprising appointed a three-man junta to govern the South American nation while the government named Juan Jose Torres as the new president.
  • Former Major League pitcher Darren Oliver who pitched in the majors from 1993-2013 and pitched for nine different teams while compiling a lifetime record of 118-98 with a 4.51 ERA- was born this day in Kansas City. His father Bob Oliver played in the majors in the 60’s and 70’s.

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