Monday, September 25, 2017

Day 268 - This day in legal and military history

September 25

WORLD Dream Day

WORLD Pharmacists Day

NATIONAL Comic Book Day

NATIONAL Cooking Day

NATIONAL Better Breakfast Day


NATIONAL Psychotherapy Day 

NATIONAL Math Storytelling Day 

NATIONAL Lobster Day 

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1639 The first printing press in America began operating

1789 The first Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for ratification. The first ten became the Bill of Rights.

1804 The 12th Amendment is ratified, changing the procedure of choosing the president and vice-president

1839 France recognizes the Republic of Texas

1890 President Benjamin Harrison signed a measure establishing Sequoia National Park, the nation’s second oldest. The army was assigned park patrol duty.

1942 The War Labor Board orders equal pay for women in the United States

1957 Nine black children were escorted to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, under heavily armed guard, because of racial violence

1974 Scientists warn that continued use of aerosol sprays will cause ozone depletion, which will lead to an increased risk of skin cancer and global weather changes

1981 Sandra Day O’Connor, the first female Supreme Court Justice, is sworn in

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