Sunday, June 18, 2017

Day 169 - This day in legal and military history

June 18
 

Father's Day
 

INTERNATIONAL Panic Day
 

INTERNATIONAL Picnic Day
 

INTERNATIONAL Yoga Day
 

NATIONAL Splurge Day
 

NATIONAL Go Fishing Day
 

NATIONAL Clean Your Aquarium Day
 

NATIONAL Turkey Lovers' Day [third Sunday in June]
 


Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history
 

1812 The War of 1812 begins when the United States declares war against Great Britain
 

1815 Battle of Waterloo: Wellington crushes Napoleon, with the help of Blucher's Prussians
 

1873 Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote for president
 

1903 First transcontinental auto trip began in San Francisco and arrived in New York three months later
 

1928 Aviator Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. She completed the flight from Newfoundland to Wales in about 21 hours.
 

1983 Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space

2 comments:

  1. If panicking at a picnic, do yoga or go fishing.

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    1. Sounds like the appropriate response.

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