Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Day 235 - This day in legal and military history

August 23

NATIONAL Ride the Wind Day

NATIONAL Sponge Cake Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1926 American film star Rudolph Valentino dies, causing world-wide hysteria and a number of suicides

1990 East and West Germany announce they will unite on October 3

1993 The Galileo spacecraft discovers a moon, later named Dactyl, around 243 Ida, the first known asteroid moon

1996 Osama bin Laden issues a message entitled “A declaration of war against the Americans occupying the land of the two holy places”

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