Saturday, December 30, 2017

Day 364 - This day in legal and military history

December 30


NATIONAL Bicarbonate of Soda Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1862 The draft of the Emancipation Proclamation is finished and circulated among President Abraham Lincoln‘s cabinet for comment

1922 Soviet Russia is renamed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

1940 California's first freeway opened 
San Jose freeway interchange

2006 Saddam Hussein, former Iraq dictator, is executed by hanging for crimes committed against his own people during his rule

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