Monday, January 16, 2017

DAY 16 - This day in legal and military history

January 16

Martin Luther King Jr Day [third Monday in January]

NATIONAL Nothing Day

NATIONAL Fig Newton Day

NATIONAL Religious Freedom Day

NATIONAL Without a Scalpel Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1909 One of Ernest Shackleton‘s polar exploration teams reaches the Magnetic South Pole

1920 National Prohibition under the 18th Amendment goes into effect [repealed in 1933]

1945 Adolf Hitler takes to his underground bunker for 105 days until he commits suicide

1991 The Persian Gulf War begins with Operation Desert Storm

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