70 years ago today… oops.
On This Day, Back In The Day
1889 – North Dakota became the 39th State in the Union and a few seconds later, South Dakota was #40
1947 – Howard Hughes’ gigantic aircraft, the “Spruce Goose” flies for the first and last time
1948 – “Dewey Defeats Truman!” — That’s what one newspaper headline said — however, Truman beat Dewey to become President
1976 – Jimmy Carter beats Gerald Ford to become President — the first president elected from the South since the Civil War
1983 – President Ronald Reagan signs a bill establishing Marting Luther King Jr Day
BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS REJECT CHICK-FIL-A AS CORPORATE SPONSOR OF KIDS MARATHON — IT HAD NO EFFECT
OTHER STORIES CATCHING MY EYE