Oct 19, 2019
October 19. [A slow news day.] In 439, the Vandals took Carthage. In 1765, Congress met and drew up a declaration of rights and liberties. In 1943, streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, was isolated. In 1956, the Soviet Union and Japan signed a declaration officially ending their 11-year state of war. In 1973, President Nixon rejected an Appeals Court decision that he turn over the Watergate tapes. In 1983, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day was established as a national holiday. In 2003, Mother Teresa was beatified. Happy Birthday, Emma Bell Miles, Marjorie Tallchief, Patricia Ireland, Susan Straight, Cara Santa Maria. It's Mother Teresa Day. Mission: Let's take back America from these ethicless slobsters. Feel free to stay in your robe.