Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Day 319 - This day in legal and military history

November 15

America Recycles Day

NATIONAL Clean Your Refrigerator Day

NATIONAL Philanthropy Day

NATIONAL I Love to Write Day

NATIONAL Raisin Bran Cereal Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1626 The Pilgrim Fathers, who settled in New Plymouth, buy out their London investors

1777 The Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation, the precursor to the US Constitution

1881 The American Federation of Labor is founded

1920 Forty-one nations open the first League of Nations session in Geneva

1960 The first submarine with nuclear missiles, the USS George Washington, takes to sea from Charleston, South Carolina

1969 A quarter of a million anti-Vietnam War demonstrators march in Washington, DC

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