Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Day 164 - This day in legal and military history

June 13


NATIONAL Sewing Machine Day

NATIONAL Call Your Doctor Day

NATIONAL Weed Your Garden Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1798 Mission San Luis Rey in California was founded

1900 Boxer Rebellion begins in China

1920 The US Post Office Department rules that children may not be sent by parcel post

1966 The Supreme Court issued its landmark Miranda vs. Arizona decision, ruling that criminal suspects must be informed of their constitutional rights prior to questioning by police

1967 Thurgood Marshall was nominated to become the first African American on the US Supreme Court

1971 The New York Times begins publishing the Pentagon Papers

1979 Sioux Indians are awarded $105 million in compensation for the 1877 US seizure of the Black Hills in South Dakota

1983 Pioneer 10, already in space for 11 years, leaves the solar system

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