Tuesday, March 7, 2017

DAY 66 - This day in legal and military history

March 7

NATIONAL Alexander Graham Bell Day


Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1876 Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for the telephone.

1927 A Texas law that bans Negroes from voting is ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

1933 The board game Monopoly is invented. 

1965 The Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, begins

1979 Voyager 1 reached Jupiter.

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