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Today in World War II History—January 15, 1941

Philip Randolph, November 1942 (Library of Congress fsa.8d10637)

Philip Randolph, November 1942 (Library of Congress fsa.8d10637)

80 Years Ago—Jan. 15, 1941: US Labor leader Philip Randolph calls for a march on Washington to protest discrimination and segregation in the armed forces and the defense industry.

King Alfonso XIII of Spain, in exile after Spanish Civil War, renounces right to the throne in favor of his son Juan.