Sunday, August 20, 2006

History of the day for August 20

In 1928, Josef Stalin and Leon Trotsky decide to settle their long standing struggle for control of the Communist Party with a best of 5 ping-pong tournament. Trotsky wins in 4, but Stalin uses his party influence to exile him anyway.

2 comments:

Yogesh Jangam said...

this is funny. who was umpiring? :)

slappy said...

Ghost of Lenin.