Good Morning Speakies:
A Happy Tuesday to you all. Let’s infuse that grey matter with some history today:
1692 – Last person hanged for witchcraft in Salem, MA.
1789 – Office of the Post Master General is created – Price of stamps goes up 2 cents.
1903 – Italo Marchiony granted patent for the first ice cream cone.
1910 – England’s first aircraft flight.
1927 – Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey for heavyweight boxing title, the famous “Long Count” occurs.
1944 – US troops land on Ulithi in the South Pacific.
1950 – Omar Bradley promoted to rank of 5 Star General.
1955 – Hurricane Janet kills 500 in the Caribbean.
1964 – Man from U.N.C.L.E. premiers on TV.
1975 – Sara Jane Moore tries to bump off President Gerald Ford in San Francisco.
1985 – Mexican earthquake kills 2,000.
A Happy Birthday to Australian Singer Nick Cave and former Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda. Have a great day Speakies and I want answers to your favorite Chips or Snacks.