Tuesday, March 28, 2017

DAY 87 - This day in legal and military history

March 28

NATIONAL Something on a Stick Day

NATIONAL Black Forest Cake Day

NATIONAL Weed Appreciation Day [According to my research, this is about “garden-variety” weeds, not marijuana =) ]

NATIONAL American Diabetes Association Alert Day [Fourth Tuesday in March]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1885 The Salvation Army is officially organized in the United States

1930 Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara respectively

1979 A major accident occurs at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island nuclear power plant 

1996 Congress passed the line-item veto, giving the president power to cut government spending by scrapping specific programs

2000 Supreme Court rules unanimously that an anonymous tip does not justify a stop-and-frisk action against a person

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