Apr 29, 2017
April 29. In 1429, Joan of Arc led Orleans, France, to victory over Britain. In 1672, rubber was patented. In 1852, the first Roget’s Thesaurus was published. In 1913, Gideon Sundback patented an all-purpose zipper. In 1945, Dachau was liberated. In 1967, Ali was stripped of his boxing title for refusing to be inducted into the Army. In 1990, the destruction of the Berlin Wall began. In 1992, the Rodney King riots began in Los Angeles. In 2003, Mr. T sued Best Buy. Happy Birthday, Constantine Cavafy, Duke Ellington, April Stevens, Tammi Terrell, Daniel Day-Lewis. It’s Day of Remembrance of all the Victims of Chemical Warfare, Sean. It’s International Dance Day. It’s March for Climate Day (N. Williams and Stanton at noon). Mission: Victory over THE WHITE HOUSE. It’s enough already. March for sanity.