10th January 1913 (Friday)

BORN TODAY – Gustav Husak in Pozsonyhidegkút, Austria-Hungary (now Dúbravka, Slovakia). Czechoslovakian  communist leader from 1971 to 1987, who oversaw the “normalisation” after the Prague Spring (1968).

First Balkan War:

Romania demands that Bulgaria relinquishes all of its territory between Silistria and the Black Sea.

Anti-colonial stirrings: Moroccan rebels attack a  Mauritanian detachment of the French camel cavalry.

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