Saturday, May 13, 2017

Day 133 - This day in legal and military history

May 13

INTERNATIONAL Migratory Bird Day [second Saturday in May]

NATIONAL Train Day [Saturday closest to May 10]

NATIONAL Archery Day [second Saturday in May]

NATIONAL Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day [second Saturday in May]

NATIONAL Miniature Golf Day [second Saturday in May]

NATIONAL Frog Jumping Day

NATIONAL Leprechaun Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1607 Some 100 English colonists settle along the west bank of the James River in Virginia to found Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America

1939 The first commercial FM radio station in the United States is launched in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The station later becomes WDRC-FM.

1958 The trademark Velcro is registered

1981 Pope John Paul II survives an assassination attempt

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