20th November 1913 (Thursday)

BORN TODAY: In Paris, France – Libertas Viktoria Haas-Heye (later Libertas Schulze-Boysen), grand-daughter of Philip Frederick Alexander, Prince of Eulenburg and Hertefeld, Count of Sandels, the Prussian Diplomat. After a childhood and youth in Berlin, Zurich and London she joined the Nazi party in 1933 (aged 20) but rejected it in 1937, later joining the German Resistance known to the Nazis as the “Red Orchestra” (Rote Kapelle). Arrested in 1942 and charged with “preparation” to commit high treason, she and her husband were both executed in December that year. [Wikipedia].


World Affairs: Mexico reaches the third anniversary of the start of its revolution, which started when the exiled Francisco Madero called for an uprising to start on November 20th, 1910, to restore the Constitution of 1857 and replace the dictator Díaz with a provisional government.



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