Apr 28, 2018
April 28. In 1881, Billy the Kid escaped from the Lincoln County Jail in Mesilla, NM. In 1896, the Addressograph was patented. In 1914, the air conditioner was patented. In 1932, the yellow fever vaccine was announced. In 1945, Mussolini and his mistress were executed by Italian partisans as they attempted to flee. In 1967, Muhammad Ali refused induction into the US Army on religious grounds and was stripped of his boxing title. In 1973, Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon” began its 741-week run at the top of the US charts. In 1986, high levels of radiation from the Chernobyl disaster were detected in Sweden, leading Soviet authorities to publicly announce the accident. Happy Birthday, Na Hye-sok, Oskar Schindler, Blossom Dearie, Harper Lee, Kim Gordon. It’s Workers’ Memorial Day & World Day for Safety & Health at Work. Mission: Be transparent. Why not? Secrets infect.