Friday, December 29, 2017

Day 363 - This day in legal and military history

December 29
 

NATIONAL Pepper Pot Day
 

NATIONAL Tick Tock Day
 

NATIONAL No Interruptions Day
 


Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history
 

1607 Indian Chief Powhatan spares John Smith’s life after the pleas of his daughter Pocahontas
 

1845 Texas is admitted as the 28th state of the Union
 

1851 The first Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) opened in Boston

1890 The US Cavalry kills 146 Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee, South Dakota
 

1891 Edison patented the “transmission of signals electrically” (radio)
 

1950 Time magazine selected “GI Joe” as the Man of the Year

4 comments:

  1. Seriously, there is a National No Interru--

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    1. LOL it's National NO Interruptions Day.

      How's Wideload doing?

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  2. I wonder what Edison would say about twitter.

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