Thursday, April 6, 2017

DAY 96 - This day in legal and military history

April 6

NATIONAL Sorry Charlie Day

NATIONAL Student Athlete Day


Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1830 Joseph Smith and five others organize the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Seneca, New York

1906 Massive eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, hundreds die

1909 Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson become the first men to reach the North Pole

1917 US declares war on Germany, entering World War I

1965 The United States launched the “Early Bird” communications satellite, the first communications satellite to be placed in geosynchronous orbit


  1. My A to Z post for tomorrow will reference the war.

    Denise at My Life in Retirement Euromast Tower, Rotterdam