May 29, 2018
On This Day, Back In The Day
1790 – Rhode Island finally ratified the Constitution — the last of the 13 original colonies to do so
1917 – John Fitzgerald Kennedy is born. 43 years later, Kennedy became the youngest man elected president of the U.S.
1942 – Bing Crosby records “White Christmas” — the record would sell more than 30 million copies
2005 – Danica Patrick becomes the first woman to lead the Indianapolis 500 — with 10 laps to go! Fuel concerns forced her to slow down…ultimately, Patrick finished 4th. (This past weekend was her last Indy 500.)
BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
AS U.S. ADVANCE TEAM MOVES CLOSER TO THE JUNE12TH SUMMIT WITH KIM JONG UN, WHITE HOUSE SAYS TRUMP WITH MEET WITH ABE FIRST
REMEMBER CHELSEA MANNING? OVER THE WEEKEND, MANNING TWEETED A SUICIDE NOTE WITH A PHOTO STANDING ON A LEDGE
ONE LITTLE PROBLEM…THE PHOTO WAS TAKEN IN 2014, UNDER THE OBAMA ADMIN
OTHER STORIES CATCHING MY EYE
CROWD TOLD, ‘WE WON’T BE PLAYING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM BEFORE THE GAME…’ (SO, IT BECAME A D-I-Y THING)
TEACHER TELLS 6th GRADER, ‘INVITE ME TO YOUR HARVARD GRADUATION’ — 21 YEARS LATER, STUDENT DID JUST THAT