Sunday, November 19, 2017

Day 323 - This day in legal and military history

November 19

WORLD Toilet Day


NATIONAL Guinness World Record Day

NATIONAL Have a Bad Day Day

NATIONAL Play Monopoly Day

NATIONAL Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1863 Abraham Lincoln delivers the “Gettysburg Address” at the dedication of the National Cemetery at the site of the Battle of Gettysburg

1969 Apollo 12 touches down on the moon

1985 In the largest civil verdict in US history, Pennzoil wins $10.53 billion judgement against Texaco

1990 Pop duo Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award after it is learned they did not do their own singing on their award-winning Girl You Know Its True album

1998 The US House of Representatives begins impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton

2001 President Bush signs the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, creating the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

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