Monday, November 20, 2017

Day 324 - This day in legal and military history

November 20

Universal Children's Day

NATIONAL Absurdity Day

NATIONAL Beautiful Day


NATIONAL Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1789 New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights

1945 The Nazi war crime trials begin at Nuremberg

1947 Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II) marries Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in Westminster Abbey
May 2007

1962 President John F. Kennedy bars religious or racial discrimination in federally funded housing

1962 Cuban Missile Crisis: The Soviets agree to remove their missiles from Cuba, and the US lifts naval quarantine of the island

1967 The US census reports the population at 200 million

1974 The United States files an antitrust suit to break up AT&T

1981 Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released

2008 The Dow Jones Industrial Average sinks to its lowest level in 11 years in response to failures in the US financial system

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