Friday Show Prep – May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018

Royal Wedding Swag

(Yeah, I ordered a box…for the goof.)
Image: Crown Jewels website

 

On This Day, Back In The Day

1860 – Abraham Lincoln is nominated to run for President

1917 – Congress passed the Selective Service Act — the draft — needed to call up men to fight in World War I

1974 – India explodes a nuclear device — becomes the sixth nation in the Nuke Club (India’s total nuclear arsenal is believed to be around 120)

1980 – Mt St Helens erupts in Washington State — it had been dormant for 123 years (three eruptions in the next 24 hours)

 

BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
OTHER STORIES CATCHING MY EYE
 
 
 
 
 

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