Apr 27, 2019
April 27. In 1509, Pope Julius II excommunicated Venice. In 1861, West Virginia seceded from Virginia after Virginia seceded from the Union. In 1880, Francis Clarke & MG Foster patented the electric hearing aid. In 1938, Geraldine Apponyi became the first American woman to be a queen when she married King Zog of Albania. In 1945, Mussolini was arrested by Italian partisans while attempting escape disguised as a German soldier. In 1965, Pampers were patented. In 1974, 10,000 marched in DC calling for Nixon's impeachment. (hint?) In 1981, Xerox introduced the computer mouse. In 1983, Nolan Ryan broke a 55-year-old major league record when he struck out his 3509th batter. In 1989 student protestors took over Tiananmen Square in Beijing. In 2006, Keith Richards was admitted to a hospital in Fiji after falling out of a palm tree. In 2019, the so-called POTUS told his 10,000th lie. Happy Birthday, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, Coretta Scott King, Anouk Aimee, Kate Pierson. It's Day of the Uprising Against the Occupying Forces in Slovenia. Mission: Let's act Slovenian. POSUMNJATI!