Saturday, April 15, 2017

DAY 105 - This day in legal and military history

April 15

NATIONAL Tax Day [except this year, Tax Day is not until April 18]

NATIONAL Take a Wild Guess Day

NATIONAL Glazed Spiral Ham Day

NATIONAL Rubber Eraser Day

NATIONAL Titanic Remembrance Day

NATIONAL Auctioneers Day [third Saturday in April]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1817 Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet opened the first free American school for the deaf in Hartford, Connecticut

1912 With her band playing on the deck in the North Atlantic, the ocean liner Titanic sinks at 2:27 am

1923 Insulin becomes generally available for people suffering with diabetes

1955 Ray Kroc starts the McDonald’s chain of fast food restaurants

2013 Two bombs explode near the finish line at the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, killing three people and injuring 264 others

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