Sunday, September 10, 2017

Day 253 - This day in legal and military history

September 10

WORLD Suicide Prevention Day

NATIONAL Sewing Machine Day


NATIONAL Swap Ideas Day

NATIONAL Grandparents' Day [first Sunday after Labor Day]

NATIONAL Pet Memorial Day [second Sunday in September]

NATIONAL Hug Your Hound Day [second Sunday in September]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1623 Lumber and furs are the first cargo to leave New Plymouth in North America for England

1846 Elias Howe patents the first practical sewing machine in the United States

1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt mandated gasoline rationing in the US as part of the country’s wartime efforts

1997 The $250 million Mars Global Surveyor successfully went into orbit around Mars for its two year mapping mission

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