On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1521 – Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther & his followers
1721 – John Copson becomes America’s 1st insurance agent
1861 – John Merryman is arrested under suspension of writ of habeas corpus it later sparks a supreme court decision protecting the writ
1895 – Oscar Wilde is sentenced to 2 years hard labor for being a sodomite
1927 – Henry Ford stops producing Model T car (begins Model A)
1932 – Goofy, aka Dippy Dawg, 1st appears in ‘Mickey’s Revue’ by Walt Disney
1935 – Jesse Owens equals or breaks 6 world records in one hour
1961 – JFK sets a goal of putting a man on Moon before the end of decade
1962 – The Isley Brothers release “Twist & Shout”
1967 – John Lennon takes delivery of his psychedelic painted Rolls Royce
1968 – The Rolling Stones release “Jumping Jack Flash”
1977 – The original “Star Wars” movie is released
1981 – Daniel Goodwin, scales the outside of Chicago’s Sears Tower in 7 hours!
1986 – 7,000,000 Americans form “Hands Across America”
1989 – Mikhail Gorbachev is elected Executive President in the Soviet Union
2001 – 32-year-old Erik Weihenmayer, of Boulder, Colorado, becomes the first blind person to summit Mount Everest
2012 – A SpaceX Dragon becomes the first commercial spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station
2013 – Millions of people across the planet march peacefully for the labeling of GMO foods against Monsanto and Big Ag

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