Sunday, February 12, 2017

DAY 43 - This day in legal and military history

February 12

NATIONAL Plum Pudding Day


Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1909 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded

1924 President Calvin Coolidge made the first presidential radio speech

1980 The Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid New York

1999 The US Senate fails to pass two articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. He had been accused of perjury and obstruction of justice by the House of Representatives.  President Clinton was acquitted by the Senate 55-45 on a perjury charge and 50-50 on an obstruction of justice charge.

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