Sep 28, 2019
September 28. In 1789, the first Congress passed a resolution that recommended a national day of thanksgiving. It was proclaimed a few days later by President Washington and eventually became the 4th Thursday in November. In 1850, the US Navy abolished flogging. In 1889, the General Conference on Weights and Measures defined the length of a meter. In 1928, Alexander Fleming noticed a bacteria-killing mold, which eventually became penicillin. In 1955, the World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers was televised in color for the first time. In 1961, "Dr. Kildare" premiered. In 1963, "She Loves You" by the Beatles was played on the radio by Murray the K--the first time a Beatles song was played in the US. Happy Birthday, Kate Wiggin, Alice Marble, Ethel Rosenberg, Brigitte Bardot, Janeane Garofalo. It's International Right to Know Day and National Day of Awareness against Child Pornography. Mission: Be transparent. Impeach the rapists--there are several.