Friday, March 24, 2017

DAY 83 - This day in legal and military history

March 24

NATIONAL Chocolate Covered Raisins Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1883 Long-distance telephone service was inaugurated between Chicago and New York

1941 Donald Duck enlists in the Army, for the first of six war cartoons

1955 Tennessee Williams’ play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens at the Morosco Theatre in New York City

1980 ABC’s nightly Iran Hostage crisis program was renamed “Nightline

1989 The Exxon Valdez oil tanker spills 240,000 barrels of oil in Alaska’s Prince William Sound

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