Wednesday, September 5, 2007

On This Date in History...

Russia's Peter the Great imposed a tax on beards in 1698.

The 1st Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia in 1774.

1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer in Ft Wayne, Ind in 1885.

The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues formed in 1901.

FDR declared US neutrality at the start of WW II in Europe in 1939.

"Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators fleed to Germany in 1944.

JFK signed a law against hijacking (the sentence would be the death penalty) in 1961.

21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan in 1968.

11 Israeli athletes are slain at Munich Olympics by Black Sept. in 1972.

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford in Sacramento 1975.

Anwar Sadat, Menachim Begin & Jimmy Carter began a peace conference at Camp David, MD in 1978.

Karachi Pakistan army stormed a hijacked US Boeing-747 in 1986. 19 were killed.

Today is Fight Procrastination Day, which is observed on the first Wednesday in September. So do tomorrow what you can do today. OK, so I'll try to work on that, tomorrow!

Have a great day! Will try to write more tomorrow when I'm home, but unfortunately do not have the time today.

Til then...Marc It Sold!

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