Friday, March 10, 2017

DAY 69 - This day in legal and military history

March 10

NATIONAL Blueberry Popover Day

NATIONAL Pack Your Lunch Day 

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1776 Common Sense” by Thomas Paine is published.

1876 Alexander Graham Bell makes the first telephone call to Thomas Watson saying “Watson, come here. I need you.”

1924 The US Supreme Court upholds a New York state law forbidding late-night work for women.

1969 James Earl Ray pleads guilty to the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King and is sentenced to 99 years in jail.

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