Thursday, September 28, 2017

Day 271 - This day in legal and military history

September 28

NATIONAL Ask a Stupid Question Day

NATIONAL Good Neighbor Day

NATIONAL Strawberry Cream Pie Day

NATIONAL Drink Beer Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1066 William, Duke of Normandy, soon to be known as William the Conqueror, invades England

1904 A woman is placed under arrest for smoking a cigarette on New York’s Fifth Avenue

1928 Sir Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin when he notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory

2008 SpaceX launches the first private spacecraft

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