Friday, July 7, 2017

Day 188 - This day in legal and military history

July 7

GLOBAL Forgiveness Day

NATIONAL Chocolate Day 

NATIONAL Strawberry Sundae Day

NATIONAL Tell the Truth Day

NATIONAL Macaroni Day

NATIONAL Father/Daughter Take a Walk Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1797 William Blount of Tennessee became the first US senator to be impeached

1853 Japan opens its ports to trade with the West after 250 years of isolation

1898 The United States annexed Hawaii

1954 An Elvis Presley recording was played on the radio for the first time

1981 Sandra Day O’Connor becomes the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court

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