Thursday, June 1, 2017

Day 152 - This day in legal and military history

June 1


NATIONAL Flip a Coin Day

NATIONAL Say Something Nice Day

NATIONAL Go Barefoot Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1638 The first earthquake was recorded in the US at Plymouth, Massachusetts

1792 Kentucky became the 15th state of the union

1796 Tennessee became the 16th state of the union

1938 The first issue of Action Comics, featuring Superman, was published 

1961 FM multiplex stereo broadcasting was first heard

1980 Cable News Network (CNN) debuted

2000 At Los Alamos, hard drives with classified nuclear secrets were discovered missing. They were found June 16 behind a photocopier.


  1. Don't you just wish your Dad, or Grandad, had bought that comic and stashed it away/

    1. Absolutely! Would be a nice way to fund my retirement =)

      Altho with my luck he'd bequeath it to my brother and not me.