Sunday, July 23, 2017

Day 204 - This day in legal and military history

July 23

NATIONAL Vanilla Ice Cream Day

NATIONAL Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day

NATIONAL Parent's Day [fourth Sunday in July]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1847 Brigham Young says "This is the place" and founds Salt Lake City

1865 William Booth founds the Salvation Army

1868 The 14th Amendment is ratified, granting citizenship to African Americans

1903 The Ford Motor Company sells its first automobile, the Model A

1995 The Hale-Bopp comet was discovered by Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp

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