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  • Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 1935
    Harry S. Truman

    United States Senator from Missouri

    Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 1935

    After serving as a county judge, Truman wanted to run for Governor or Congress, but Pendergast rejected these ideas. Truman then thought he might serve out his career in some well-paying county sinecure; circumstances changed when Pendergast reluctantly backed him as the fifth choice in the 1934 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate.




  • Saarland, Germany
    Sunday Jan 13, 1935
    Adolf Hitler

    Saarland

    Saarland, Germany
    Sunday Jan 13, 1935

    In January 1935, over 90 per cent of the people of the Saarland, then under League of Nations administration, voted to unite with Germany.




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