Tuesday, March 14, 2017

DAY 73 - This day in legal and military history

March 14

NATIONAL Potato Chip Day 

NATIONAL Pi Day [3.14]

NATIONAL Children's Craft Day

NATIONAL Learn About Butterflies Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1794 Inventor Eli Whitney receives a patent for his cotton gin

1812 The US issues the first War Bonds

1900 United States currency goes on the gold standard

1923 President Warren G. Harding becomes the first US President to file an income tax report

1947 The United States signs a 99-year lease on naval bases in the Philippines

1950 The FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list made its debut

1967 John F. Kennedy‘s body is moved from a temporary grave to a permanent one in Arlington Cemetery

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