Friday, February 10, 2017

DAY 41 - This day in legal and military history

February 10

NATIONAL Umbrella Day 

NATIONAL Cream Cheese Brownie Day

NATIONAL Home Warranty Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1855 US citizenship laws were amended to include all children of US parents born abroad

1942 Ford stops civilian car production because of WWII

1966 Protestor David Miller is convicted of burning his draft card

1967 The 25th Amendment to the Constitution, dealing with succession to the presidency and establishing procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the vice president, as well as responding to presidential disabilities, is ratified

1996 IBM's computer, Deep Blue, beat the world chess champion, Garry Kasparov, in the first game of their match

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