Jan 25, 2020
January 25. In 1799, the seeding machine was patented. In 1870, the ornamental soda fountain was patented. In 1890, the United Miine Workers of America was founded. On the same day, the amazing Nellie Bly completed her round-the-world journey. She only brought one dress. In 1915, Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated the first transcontinental telephone service. In 1947, the first electronic game, the Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device, was patented. In 1949, the first Emmys were presented. In 1961, JFK had the first live Presidential news conference. In 1964, Nike was founded. In 1971, the Charles Manson and his posse of stupid women were found guilty in the Tate-LaBianca murders, contrary to Tarantino's storyline, unfortunately. In 1980, Paul McCartney was released from a Tokyo jail after trying to carry a half pound of marijuana through customs. In 1999, the first hand transplant was performed. Happy Birthday, Anna Gardner, Virginia Woolf, Etta James, Gloria Naylor, Alicia Keys. It's National Nutrition Day and National Voters' Day. Mission: Discover something instead of walking into the river. Eat well. VOTE!!!!!!