Jun 15, 2019
June 16. In 763, the Assyrians recorded a solar eclipse. In 1381, the English peasant revolt, was crushed in London. In 1648, Margaret Jones was hanged in Boston for witchcraft--the first such execution in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. In 1667, the first fully-documented human blood transfusion took place when a 15-year-old boy was transfused with the blood of a sheep. In 1752, Benjamin Franklin flew a kite that sparked an idea--electricity. In 1921, Bessie Coleman became the first licensed female African-American pilot. In 1970, Charles Manson went on trial fo the murder of Sharon Tate. In 1983, the US Supreme Court reinforced its position on abortion by striking down state and local restrictions. In 1986, Pravda, the Communist Party newspaper, reported that the chief engineer at Chernobyl was dismissed for mishandling. In 1992, Dan Quayle misspelled potato. In 2012, Nik Wallenda successfully tightroped over Niagara Falls. Happy Birthday, Lisa del Giocondo (Mona Lisa model), Adah Isaacs Menken, Margaret Abbott, Hilda Terry, Ruby Nash Garnett. It's Global Wind Day and National Salvation Day. Mission: GO TO IMPEACHMENT RALLY AT TERRY SCHRUNK PLAZA AT 10:30. Pass wind and you will be saved.