Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Day 325 - This day in legal and military history

November 21

WORLD Hello Day  

WORLD Television Day

NATIONAL Entrepreneurs Day

NATIONAL False Confession Day

NATIONAL Stuffing Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1338 An archer named Robin Hood enlists in the service of King Edward III at the garrison on the Isle of Wight

1620 Leaders of the Mayflower expedition frame the “Mayflower Compact,” designed to bolster unity among the settlers

1789 North Carolina becomes the 12th state in the Union

1794 Honolulu Harbor was discovered

1904 Motorized omnibuses replace horse-drawn cars in Paris

1973 The 18-1/2 min gap in the Richard Nixon Watergate tapes was revealed

2014 The United States House of Representatives files a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for executive actions undertaken in relation to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act

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