Wednesday, February 22, 2017

DAY 53 - This day in legal and military history

February 22

NATIONAL Be Humble Day

NATIONAL Single Tasking Day

NATIONAL Cook a Sweet Potato Day

NATIONAL Margarita Day [I'll drink to that]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1879 Frank Winfield Woolworth opened his first "Five Cent Store" in Utica New York

1900 Hawaii became a US territory

1932 Adolf Hitler is the Nazi Party candidate for the presidential elections in Germany

1935 All plane flights over the White House are barred because they are disturbing President Roosevelt‘s sleep

1980 In a major upset, the US Olympic hockey team defeated the Soviets 4–3 at Lake Placid NY

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