May 16, 2020
May 16. In 1843, the first major wagon train heading for the Pacific Northwest set out with 1000 pioneers from Missouri. In 1868, President Johnson was acquitted by one vote during impeachment trial. In 1888, a flat disco recording was demonstrated for the first time. In 1914, the American Horseshoe Pitchers Association was formed in Kansas City. In 1920, Joan of Arc was canonized. In 1943, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ended. In 1960, the first laser was demonstrated. In 1965, Spaghetti-O's came on the market. In 1975, Junko Tabei became first woman to climb Mt. Everest. In 1988, C. Everett Koop declared nicotine was as addictive as heroin and cocaine. In 2000, Prince reclaimed the name Prince. In 2020, the manipulation and outright defiance of Constitutional Law continued by the most heinous and obviously misguided administration in American history. Happy Birthday to Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Margret Rey, Betty Carter, Adrienne Rich, Barbara Lee (Chiffons), Gabriela Sabatini. Mission: Get these traitors out.