Thursday, January 5, 2017

DAY 5 - This day in legal and military history

January 5

NATIONAL Screenwriter's Day

NATIONAL Whipped Cream Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1914 Henry Ford astounds the world by announcing he will pay a minimum wage of $5 per day 

1925 Nellie Tayloe Ross became the first woman governor of a state – Wyoming

1940 FM radio first demonstrated to FCC

1972 President Richard Nixon orders the development of a space shuttle program

2000 INS Commissioner Doris Meissner ruled that 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez must be returned to Cuba

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