history fact – April 8, 2017

Today is Saturday, April 8, the 98th day of 2017. There are 267 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History took place 65 years ago:

On April 8, 1952, President Harry S. Truman seized the American steel industry to avert a nationwide strike. (The Supreme Court later ruled that Truman had overstepped his authority, opening the way for a seven-week strike by steelworkers.)

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