Thursday, October 5, 2017

Day 278 - This day in legal and military history

October 5

Balloons Around the World Day

WORLD Teachers Day

NATIONAL Do Something Nice Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1857 The City of Anaheim, California [home of Disneyland, the Anaheim Ducks, and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim] is founded

1880 The first ball-point pen is patented by Alonzo T. Cross

1921 The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time

1947 The first televised White House address is given by US President Harry S. Truman

1962 The Beatles released their first hit, "Love Me Do," in Britain

1983 Lech Walesa wins the Nobel Peace Prize

1989 The Dalai Lama is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

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