Jan 4, 2020
January 4. (Kind of a snoozer.) In 1762, Great Britain declared war on Spain, entering the Seven Years War. In 1948, Burma gained its independence from the United Kingdom. In 1953, tufted plastic carpeting was introduced. In 1958, Sputknik I fell to earth after 15 months in orbit. In 1974, Nixon refused to hand over tape recordings and documents subpoenaed by the Senate Watergate Committee. In 2007, Nancy Pelosi became the first female Speaker of the House. Happy Birthday, Barbara Rush, Marie-Thérèse Letablier, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ann Magnuson, Susan DeVoy. It's Day of the Fallen against Colonial Repression, Day of the Martyrs, World Braille Day. Mission: Fell these disgusting, lying, idiotic, corrupt, greedy, dangerous, traitorous repressors.