Apr 1, 2017

Saturday Morning Post.

Saturday Morning Post.

April 1. In 1578, William Harvey discovered blood circulation. In 1748, the ruins of Pompeii were found. In 1778, Oliver Pollock created the “$” symbol. In 1924, Hitler was sentenced to five years in prison for high treason. (Too bad it wasn’t 50.) In 1929, Louie Marx introduced the Yo-Yo. In 1933, Nazi Germany called for a boycott of Jewish businesses (Step 1). In 1970, President Nixon signed a bill banning cigarette advertisements on TV and radio. In 1976, Apple Computer began. In 2001, the Netherlands became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage. In 2004, Google announced gmail. Happy Birthday, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Alberta Hunter, Maria Polydouri, Debbie Reynolds, Gil Scot-Heron. It’s Fossil Fools Day and Edible Book Day. Mission: Eat a fossil fool. There are many.