Sunday, May 14, 2017

Day 134 - This day in legal and military history

May 14

Mother's Day

NATIONAL Dance Like a Chicken Day 

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1796 English physician Edward Jenner gives the first successful smallpox vaccination

1897 Guglielmo Marconi sends the first communication by wireless telegraph

1897 Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Phillip Sousa is performed for the first time in Philadelphia

1904 The Olympic Games were held in the United States for the first time, in St. Louis, Missouri

1948 Israel declares independence

1973 The US space station Skylab is launched

1973 US Supreme court approved equal rights to females in military

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