Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Day 262 - This day in legal and military history

September 19

INTERNATIONAL Talk Like a Pirate Day

NATIONAL Butterscotch Pudding Day

NATIONAL Gymnastics Day

NATIONAL IT Professionals Day [third Tuesday in September]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1892 The first documented emoticons, :-) and :-(, are posted on the Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System by Scott Fahlman

1893 New Zealand becomes the first nation to grant women the right to vote

1957 The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test in the Nevada desert

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