Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Day 270 - This day in legal and military history

September 27

NATIONAL Crush a Can Day 

NATIONAL Tourism Day

NATIONAL Corned Beef Hash Day

NATIONAL Ancestor Appreciation Day

NATIONAL Chocolate Milk Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1869 Wild Bill Hickok, sheriff of Hays City, Kansas, shoots down Samuel Strawhim, a drunken teamster causing trouble

1920 Eight Chicago White Sox players are charged with fixing the 1919 World Series

1957 The Dodgers leave Brooklyn

1964 The Warren Commission report concluded that there was no conspiracy in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy; Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.

1979 The US Congress approves the Department of Education as the 13th agency in the US Cabinet

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