Question of the Day

Sep 09, 2014

Yesterday's question asked: In 1936, a Jewish journalist and poet entered the assembly hall of The League of Nations in Geneva and shot himself, committing suicide before the entire group. Who was it, and why did he do it? That would be Stefan Lux, who shot himself in an effort to alert world leaders of Germany's increasing antisemitism, expansionism, and militarism.

Congratulations to Ken Walker of the Tampa Bay Times for being the first to answer that correctly! Honorable mentions also go out to Edward TennerKirk AckersonIrene DeBlasioBrock ThatcherCraig PittmanMatthew DelmanFrancis HincheyCarrie GrayRachel RohAmy ZipkinHollywood Highlands, and Claudine Laforce for getting that right, as well.

As for today's question, here it is: What were Lux's last words? Bonus points if you answer in both the language he used and the English translation.

Click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack. Remember, you must spell your answers correctly to be counted! We’ll announce the winners tomorrow!

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