September 19 in History

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  1. Huey Rider

    Huey Rider G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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


    Nevada site of first ever underground nuclear explosion-1957.

    Arnold and Gates argue at First Battle of Saratoga-1777.

    Jim Bowie stabs man in Louisiana with his famous knife-1827.

    Unabomber manifesto published-1995.

    Peron deposed in Argentina-1955.

    New Zealand first with women's vote-1893.

    President Garfield dies from gun shot wounds-1881.

    Khrushchev banned from Disney World-1959.

    Nixon cancels draft calls for November and December-1969.

    Germans bombard Leningrad-1941.


    BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ CLUB DAY FOR KIDS!!

    NATIONAL CLEAN UP DAY!!


    NATIONAL GYMNASTICS DAY!!

    PUPPY MILL AWARENESS DAY!!

    TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY!!

    NATIONAL DANCE DAY!!

    RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAY!!
     
  2. Ten Man

    Ten Man G&G Evangelist

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    Next year, if were are still here, you will get to add the death of RBG to that list. :usa2:
     
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  3. neophyte

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    Huey Rider: Sir; pomposity

    https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/19/this-day-in-politics-sept-19-1959-825152

    The mood darkened, however, after Spyros Skouras, 20th Century Fox’s president, introduced Khrushchev at Los Angeles Town Hall. Skouras, citing Khrushchev’s boasts that the Soviet Union would “bury” capitalism, said while L.A. wasn’t interested in “burying” anyone, it would meet any challenge.

    Responding angrily, Khrushchev said: “If you want to go on with the arms race, very well. We accept that challenge. As for the output of rockets — well, they are on the assembly line. This is a most serious question. It is one of life or death, ladies and gentlemen — one of war and peace.”

    When, on top of that perceived insult, Khrushchev learned he wouldn’t be allowed to tour Disneyland, he fumed: “And I say, ‘I would very much like to go and see Disneyland.’ But then, we cannot guarantee your security, they say. Then what must I do? Commit suicide? …
     
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