Friday, April 21, 2017

DAY 111 - This day in legal and military history

April 21

NATIONAL Kindergarten Day

NATIONAL Bulldogs are Beautiful Day 

NATIONAL Chocolate Covered Cashews Day

NATIONAL Day of Silence

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1855 The first train crossed the Mississippi River’s first bridge

1862 Congress establishes the US Mint

1918 German fighter ace Baron von Richthofen, “The Red Baron,” is shot down and killed

1928 Bomb explosion in a midtown Manhattan loft, nine injured.  The case remains unresolved.

1997 The ashes of Timothy Leary, Gene Roddenberry, and 22 others blasted into space for the first space funerals

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