Tuesday, April 11, 2017

DAY 101 - This day in legal and military history

April 11

NATIONAL Barbershop Quartet Day

NATIONAL Be Kind to Lawyers Day [Wow!  Really?!]

NATIONAL Eight-Track Tape Day


NATIONAL Submarine Day

NATIONAL Library Workers Day [Tuesday of National Library Week]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1890 Ellis Island was designated as an immigration station

Immigrants on Ellis Island in 1906 

1921 Iowa imposed the first state cigarette tax

1945 Allies liberated Buchenwald concentration camp

1951 President Harry Truman fired General Douglas McArthur

1968 President Johnson signs the 1968 Civil Rights Act

1976 The Apple I is created

1979 Ugandan dictator Idi Amin was overthrown

1981 President Ronald Reagan returns to the White House from the hospital after an assassination attempt

1986 Dodge Morgan sails solo nonstop around the world in 150 days

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