Nov 30, 2019

Saturday Morning Post.

Saturday Morning Post.

November 30. In 1782, the US and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War. In 1786, the Grand Duchy of Tuscany became the first modern state to abolish the death penalty. In 1858, the pepper shaker with a screw-on top was patented. In 1897, Edison's motion picture projector had its first commercial exhibition. In 1940, Lucy & Desi were married. In 1954, an 8 1/2 pound meteorite crashed into a home in Sylacauga, Alabama. In 1995, Operation Desert Storm officially ended. In 2001, Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer, was apprehended and charged with multiple murders. In 2005, John Sentamu became the first Black archbishop in the Church of England. Happy Birthday, Louise-Victorine Ackermann, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Jane C. Wright, Shirley Chisholm, Joan Ganz Cooney. It's Independence Day in Barbados and South Yemen.  Mission: Peace. La paix. AND COME HEAR US BARDS OF STUMPTOWN MONDAY AT FORD FOOD & DRINK (SE 11th & Division). Starts at 6:30. Eight poets, eight minutes each. https://www.pdxmonthly.com/articles/2019/10/23/meet-the-poets-who-defined-a-portland-era-and-are-still-at-it?fbclid=IwAR3VDoKrI-KWpllNgCNGjsoXXG0w2XxWaSXTmTDKKCAkFdxYEdy5V02CV58

 

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