too many words by laura lemay

on this day in history

On This Day In History:

  • World War I erupts. (1914)
  • The US passes its first tariff legislation (1789)
  • The first Jeep is released (1941)
  • The Sonny and Cher Show debuts (1971)
  • Charles Whitman takes a stockpile of guns and ammunition to the observatory platform atop a 300-foot tower at the University of Texas and proceeds to shoot 46 people, killing 16. (1966)
  • PT-109, with Lt. JFK aboard, sinks. (1943)

Today is also my birthday. (1967) I have no killing sprees planned at this time.