Wednesday, March 15, 2017

DAY 74 - This day in legal and military history

March 15

Beware the Ides of March 

NATIONAL Buzzards Day 

NATIONAL Everything You Think is Wrong Day

NATIONAL Shoe the World Day

NATIONAL Kick Butts Day [activism against smoking]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1820 Maine is admitted to the union as the 23rd state

1934 Henry Ford restores the $5-a-day wage

1968 The US mint halts the practice of buying and selling gold

1985 The first Internet domain name is registered (

1991 Four Los Angeles police officers are charged in the beating of Rodney King

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