Jun 1, 2019
June 1. In 1495, a monk named John Cor recorded the first known batch of Scotch. In 1779, Benedict Arnold was court-martialed for malfeasance, that damn malfeasance. In 1869, Thomas Edison received a patent for his electric voting machine (argggh). In 1938, baseball helmets were worn for the first time. In 1954, Linus' security blanket made its debut in the "Peanuts" comic strip. In 1962, Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel. In 1974, the Heimlich maneuver was published in Emergency Medicine. In 1980, CNN began broadcasting. Happy Birthday, Julie Tatham, Marilyn Monroe, Morgan Freeman, Alanis Morissette. It's Global Day of Parents and World Milk Day. Mission: Do not malfease.