Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Day 305 - This day in legal and military history

November 1

All Saints Day

WORLD Vegan Day

NATIONAL Extra Mile Day

NATIONAL Authors Day

NATIONAL Cook for your Pets Day

NATIONAL Family Literacy Day

NATIONAL Vinegar Day


NATIONAL Deep Fried Clams Day

NATIONAL Stress Awareness Day [first Wednesday in November]

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

79 The city of Pompeii is buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

1512 Michelangelo’s painting on the Sistine Chapel ceiling is exhibited for the first time

1755 Earthquake, fires, and tsunami destroyed Lisbon, Portugal and claimed 70,000 lives

1765 The Stamp Act goes into effect in the British colonies

1870 The US Weather Bureau made its first meteorological observations

1936 The Rodeo Cowboys Association is founded

1945 John H. Johnson publishes the first issue of Ebony magazine

1967 The first issue of Rolling Stone hits the streets

1968 The Motion Picture Association of America officially introduces its rating system to indicate age-appropriateness of film content

1982 Honda opens a plant in Marysville, Ohio, becoming the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the US

1993 The Maastricht Treaty was enacted, establishing the European Union

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