Saturday, May 27, 2017

Day 147 - This day in legal and military history

May 27


NATIONAL Sun Screen Day

NATIONAL Cellophane Tape Day

NATIONAL Grape Popsicle Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1647 Achsah Young becomes the first woman known to be executed as a witch in Massachusetts

1668 Three colonists are expelled from Massachusetts for being Baptists

1907 The Bubonic Plague breaks out in San Francisco

1935 The Supreme Court declares President Franklin Roosevelt‘s National Recovery Act unconstitutional

1936 The Queen Mary left England on its maiden voyage, arriving in France four hours later

1937 San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opens

1969 Construction begins on Walt Disney World in Florida

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