Saturday, January 14, 2017

DAY 14 - This day in legal and military history

January 14

NATIONAL Dress Up Your Pet Day

NATIONAL Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

NATIONAL Organize Your Home Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1784 The US ratified a treaty with England to end the Revolutionary War

1867 Alfred Nobel makes the first public demonstration of dynamite

1943 Franklin D Roosevelt becomes the first US president to fly by airplane while in office

1960 Elvis Presley promoted to Sergeant in the US Army

1973 The Miami Dolphins have a perfect, undefeated season

1990 The Simpsons premiered on television

2005 Huygens probe lands on Saturn's moon Titan

2008 Messenger, a NASA spacecraft, flies by Mercury

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