Jun 8, 2019
June 8. In 1786, commerically produced ice cream first came on the market. In 1869, the suction vacuum cleaner was patented. In 1887, the punched-card calculator was patented. In 1949, Helen Keller, Dorothy Parker, Danny Kaye, Fredric March, John Garfield, Paul Muni and Edward G. Robinson were named Communists by the then-misguided FBI. In 1949, Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four was published. In 1953, segregated restaurants were outlawed in DC. Happy Birthday, Marguerite Yourcenar, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Joan Rivers, Sara Paretsky, Mary Bonauto. It's Engineer's Day in Peru, Bounty Day in the Norfolk Islands and World Oceans Day. Mission: Figure, appreciate, swim & lick.