Friday, April 14, 2017

DAY 104 - This day in legal and military history

April 14

Good Friday

INTERNATIONAL Moment of Laughter Day

NATIONAL Reach as High as You Can Day

NATIONAL Look Up the Sky Day

NATIONAL Dolphin Day 
 NATIONAL Ex Spouse Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1828 The first edition of Noah Webster’s dictionary is published

1865 President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated on Good Friday in Ford’s Theater by John Wilkes Booth

1900 The World Exposition opens in Paris

1969 In a record breaking night at the Academy Awards, a tie between Katherine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand resulted in the two sharing the the Best Actress Oscar.  Hepburn broke the record as the only actress to win three Best Actress Oscars.

1 comment:

  1. Visiting from A to Z. An international moment of laughter day? We need that so badly in today's world. The Unknown Journey Ahead