March 23–this day in History….
March 24, 2010
Thought these little facts were interesting pertaining to this date.
Of course our illustrious President signed his Obamacare on this day.
It is possible to learn something new each day! Enjoy.
Here’s more interesting happenings on this date:
1743 English premiere of Handel’s “Messiah”
1775 Patrick Henry proclaims “Give me liberty or give me death”
1867 Congress passes 2nd Reconstruction Act over President Johnson’s veto
1919 Moscow’s Politburo/Central Committee forms
1919 Benito Mussolini forms Fascist movement in Milan, Italy
1933 Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolph Hitler dictatorial powers
1942 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported
1957 U.S. Army sells last homing pigeons
1965 Gemini 3 launched, 1st U.S. 2-man space flight (Grissom and Young)