Sunday, March 12, 2017

DAY 71 - This day in legal and military history

March 12

Daylight Saving Time begins for most of the US [spring ahead]

NATIONAL Alfred Hitchcock Day

NATIONAL Girl Scout Day

NATIONAL Plant a Flower Day 

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1789 The United States Post Office is established

1863 President Jefferson Davis delivers his State of the Confederacy address

1894 Coca-Cola is sold in bottles for the first time

1912 Juliet Low founds the Girl Scouts in Savannah, Georgia

1933 President Roosevelt makes the first of his Sunday evening fireside chats

1945 Diarist Anne Frank dies in a German concentration camp

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