This Day at Law

Future Argentina President Juan Peron born

On October 8, 1895, the future President of Argentina, Juan Peron was born. He would serve two terms before being deposed in a coup in 1955. He was then returned to power in 1973, serving until his death the next year. His policies and personality became the inspiration for the Argentine political movement, Peronism.Learn more about the legacy of Juan Peron.

Bruno Hauptmann indicted for murdering Lindbergh baby

On October 8, 1934, illegal German immigrant Bruno Hauptmann was indicted for the murder of flying pioneer Charles Lindbergh's infant son. Learn more about the case against Hauptmann.

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