On this day: November 7

POSTED: 5:15 PM Nov 06 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 07 2014

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid die in Bolivia, Marie Curie wins her second Nobel Prize, FDR wins an unprecedented fourth term, Steve McQueen dies, and Magic Johnson announces he is HIV-positive, all on this day.

OTD November 7 - Trotsky
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1879: Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky, a major figure in the Bolshevik victory in the Russian Civil War and the first leader of the Red Army, is born under the birth name Lev Davidovich Bronshtein near Yelizavetgrad, Russian Empire, in what is now the Ukraine.

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