May 17 in History

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Huey Rider, May 17, 2018.

  1. Huey Rider

    Huey Rider G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history


    Brown vs board of education decided-1954.

    Washington criticizes "Taxation without representation"-1769.

    Confederates defeated at Battle of Big Black River-1863.

    LAPD raid leaves six SLA members dead-1974.

    Heyerdahl sails papyrus boat-1970.

    Televised Watergate hearings begin-1973.

    FBI lab weighs in on lyrics of "Louie, Louie"-1965.

    Geronimo flees Arizona reservation-1885.

    Memphis Belle flies it's 25th mission-1943.



    NATIONAL GRADUATION TASSEL DAY!!

    NATIONAL IDAHO DAY!!

    NATIONAL CHERRY COBBLER DAY!!

    NATIONAL WALNUT DAY!!



     
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  2. Big Dog

    Big Dog Retired IT Dinosaur Wrangler Forum Contributor

    I love cherry cobbler! :cool:
     
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  3. neophyte

    neophyte Wonderment :) Forum Contributor

  4. I clearly remember Watergate. I couldn't watch my afternoon tv shows...lol
     
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  5. Ten Man

    Ten Man G&G Evangelist

    Watergate is a joke, compared to the scandals we have seen since!
     
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  6. Just a reminder to all you 'sassenachs,'
    Friday 19th is "World Whisky Day"
     
  7. Big Dog

    Big Dog Retired IT Dinosaur Wrangler Forum Contributor

    Nixon did nothing any other President hasn't done. He just got caught.
    His crimes pale in comparison to those of Bubba Clinton and the halfrican illegal alien. Those two have enough against them they should have hung years ago.
     
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