Monday, November 27, 2017

Day 331 - This day in legal and military history

November 27

Cyber Monday [Monday after Thanksgiving, advertised as the first official online shopping day of the Christmas season]

NATIONAL Pins and Needles Day

NATIONAL Craft Jerky Day

NATIONAL Bavarian Cream Pie Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1910 New York's Pennsylvania Station opened

1951 Cease-fire and demarcation zone accord was signed in Panmunjom, Korea

1973 The Senate voted 92-3 to confirm Gerald R. Ford as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew, who’d resigned

1978 San Francisco mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk, the city’s first openly gay supervisor, are assassinated by former city supervisor Dan White

2001 The Hubble Space Telescope discovers a hydrogen atmosphere on planet Osiris, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet

2003 President Bush flew to Iraq under extraordinary secrecy and security to spend Thanksgiving with US troops

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