Thursday, May 12, 2011

This Day in History...

 -National University of San Marcos, the oldest university in the Americas, is founded in Lima, Peru, 1551

-Tunisia becomes a French protectorate, 1881

- 1,500 Jews are sent to the gas chambers in Auschwitz, 1942

-Erik Erikson, German psychoanalyst, dies, 1994

-Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a 5 day visit with Fidel Castro making him the first president in or out of office to visit the country since the 1959 revolution, 2002

-U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducts the largest ever raid of a workplace and arrests 400 undocumented workers for identity theft and document fraud, 2008

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