Jun 22, 2019
Saturday Morning Post. In 1772, slavery was outlawed in England. In 1868, Christopher Sholes patented the "type-writer." In 1926, the first SAT exam was given. In 1933, Germany became a one-political-party country (Nazis--not fine people). In 1946, mail was delivered by jet for the first time. In 1960, the FDA approved Enovid as the first oral contraceptive in the world. In 1964, the US Supreme Court voted to NOT ban TROPIC OF CANCER. In 1972, Nixon and Haldeman were taped talking about using the CIA to obstruct the FBI's investigation into the Watergate break-ins (back when America cared about such things like obstruction and collusion). In 1978, Pluto's moon Charon was discovered. In 1981, Mark David Chapman pled guilty to killing John Lennon. In 2013, Nik Wallenda became the first man to tightrope across the Grand Canyon. Happy Birthday, Ann Lindbergh, Magda Herzberger, Wilma Rudolph, Meryl Streep, Frances McDormand. It's International Widows' Day and International Public Service Day. Mission: Remember that it helps to help.