Sunday, March 19, 2017

DAY 78 - This day in legal and military history

March 19

Swallows’ Day - The swallows return to Capistrano California


NATIONAL Let's Laugh Day

NATIONAL Certified Nurses Day

NATIONAL Chocolate Caramel Day

NATIONAL Poultry Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1822 Boston is incorporated as a city

1917 The Adamson Act, eight hour day for railroad workers, is ruled constitutional by the US Supreme Court

1918 Congress authorizes time zones and Daylight Savings Time

1931 The state of Nevada legalizes gambling

1942 FDR orders men between the ages of 45 & 64 to register for non-military duty

1952 The 1,000,000th Jeep was produced

1953 The Academy Awards were first televised

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