Sunday, May 28, 2017

Day 148 - This day in legal and military history

May 28

Amnesty International Day

NATIONAL Hamburger Day 

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1929 The first all-color, full-length talking picture, On With the Show!, debuted

1953 Melody, the first animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor, premiers

1957 Baseball owners vote to allow the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants to move to Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively. Many New Yorkers still haven’t recovered.

1961 Amnesty International, a human rights organization, is founded

1980 First 55 women graduate from the US Naval Academy

2002 The last steel girder is removed from the original World Trade Center site. Cleanup duties officially end with closing ceremonies at Ground Zero in Manhattan, New York City.

2002 The Mars Odyssey finds signs of large ice deposits on the planet Mars

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