Sunday, June 4, 2017

Day 155 - This day in legal and military history

June 4

NATIONAL Applesauce Cake Day

NATIONAL Hug Your Cat Day

NATIONAL Cancer Survivors Day [first Sunday in June]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1717 The Freemasons are founded in London

1789 The Constitution of the United States goes into effect

1800 The White House was completed and President & Mrs. John Adams moved in

1876 A mere 83 hours after leaving New York City, the Transcontinental Express train arrives in San Francisco

1892 The Sierra Club, led by John Muir, was incorporated in San Francisco

1896 Henry Ford took his first car out for a test drive
1911 Gold is discovered in Alaska’s Indian Creek

1919 The US Senate passes the Women’s Suffrage bill

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