Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Day 157 - This day in legal and military history

June 6



NATIONAL Russian Language Day

NATIONAL Drive-in Movie Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1844 The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London

1930 Frozen foods are sold commercially for the first time

1934 President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Securities Exchange Act, establishing the Securities and Exchange Commission

1944 D-Day: Operation Overlord lands 400,000 Allied American, British, and Canadian troops on the beaches of Normandy in German-occupied France

1949 George Orwell’s novel of a dystopian future, Nineteen Eighty-four, is published

2002 President Bush proposed a new Cabinet department: The Department of Homeland Security

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