Saturday, September 23, 2017

Day 266 - This day in legal and military history

September 23

INTERNATIONAL Rabbit Day [fourth Saturday in September]

Oktoberfest begins in Germany

NATIONAL Checkers Day

NATIONAL Restless Legs Awareness Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1846 German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune

1942 Auschwitz begins experimental executions using poison gas

1950 Congress adopted the Internal Security Act, which provided for registration of communists. The Act was ruled later unconstitutional by the US Supreme Court.

1996 "JAG" premiers on NBC, later moves to CBS, and runs for ten seasons

2001 President George W. Bush returned the American flag to full staff at Camp David, symbolically ending a period of national mourning for the 9/11 attacks


  1. This explains why I'm dreaming in German today. I don't even know German.

    Guten Tag, Munchen!

    See that? I don't even know what it means.

    1. It's always dangerous to say or write something in another language that you don't know, because you might say or write something horribly embarrassing LOL

      But you basically said Good Morning Munich!

      And happy Oktoberfest to you too =)