Thursday, December 21, 2017

Day 355 - This day in legal and military history

December 21

WINTER SOLSTICE – shortest day of the year

INTERNATIONAL Dalek Remembrance Day 

NATIONAL Crossword Puzzle Day


NATIONAL Look on the Bright Side Day

NATIONAL Flashlight Day

NATIONAL Don't Make Your Bed Day

NATIONAL Short Girl Appreciation Day

NATIONAL Re-gifting Day

NATIONAL Short Story Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1620 The Pilgrims land at or near Plymouth Rock

1913 The first crossword puzzle was printed in the New York World

1937 Disney's Snow White, the first feature length color and sound cartoon, premiered

1988 Pan Am Flight 103 from London to New York explodes in midair over Lockerbie, Scotland

2003 Time magazine named The American soldier, who bears the duty of “living with and dying for a country’s most fateful decisions,” as Person of the Year

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