Thursday, December 28, 2017

Day 362 - This day in legal and military history

December 28

NATIONAL Card Playing Day

NATIONAL Chocolate Candy Day

NATIONAL Pledge of Allegiance Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1065 Westminster Abbey consecrated

1846 Iowa is admitted as the 29th State of the Union

1869 William F. Semple patented chewing gum

1945 Congress officially recognized the Pledge of Allegiance


  1. I've followed you all year. Well done. Only a few days to go.

    Chewing gum has brought lots of joy to the world.

    1. Thanks for following me! I'm so glad the year is almost done. Researching and scheduling daily posts has taken much more time than I expected. I need a break. I don't know how Janet Reid does it.

      Happy New Year to you and your family!