On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
1066 – William the Conqueror invade England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex
1542 – Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay
1704 – Maryland allows divorce if wife mispleases clergyman/preacher
1785 – Napoleon Bonaparte (16) graduates from the military academy in Paris (42nd in a class of 51)
1850 – US Navy abolishes flogging as punishment
1858 – Donati’s comet becomes 1st to be photographed
1904 – Woman arrested for smoking a cigarette in a car on 5th Avenue, NYC
1920 – 8 White Sox indicted, threw 1919 World Series (Black Sox scandal)
1928 – UK passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis
1958 – USAF selects Thor over Jupiter rocket for mass production as ICBM’s
1963 – “Tennessee Tuxedo,” cartoon debuts on CBS-TV
1968 – Beatles “Hey Jude,” single goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks
1971 – NY Times reports growing interest of white youth in black gospel music
1975 – Bill authorizes admission of women to military academies
1976 – Congress passes Toxic Substances Control Act
1995 – Yitzhak Rabin & Yasir Arafat, sign accord to transfer West Bank


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