Monday, January 30, 2017

DAY 30 - This day in legal and military history

January 30

NATIONAL Croissant Day

NATIONAL Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day [last Monday in January]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history 

1781 Articles of Confederation go into effect, establishing a perpetual union of "The United States of America"

1939 Hitler calls for extermination of Jews

1968 North Vietnamese forces launched attacks against the South Vietnamese - The Tet Offensive

1976 George HW Bush becomes director of the CIA

2008 United States District Court Judge Stanwood Duval dismisses a class action suit against the US Army Corps of Engineers over flooding from a levee breach in New Orleans, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina

2014 US Attorney General Eric Holder announces that federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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