Thursday, February 2, 2017

DAY 33 - This day in legal and military history

February 2

Groundhog Day 

NATIONAL Day of the Crepe

NATIONAL Play Your Ukelele Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1876 The National Baseball League is founded with eight teams

1887 People began gathering at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney Pennsylvania to witness the groundhog’s search for its shadow

1913 Grand Central Terminal in NY opens

1964 GI Joe debuted as a popular American toy

2002 The Bush administration approved a $700 million grant to help rebuild lower Manhattan after the September 11 terrorist attacks

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