A bill in Congress to establish Daylight Saving Time was actually defeated!
It was passed a couple of months later
The Ford Motor Company unveiled its new Mustang model!
The new Mustang model was unveiled at the New York World’s Fair! The first Mustang’s MSRP was $2,368.
The car sold over one million cars in its first 18 months alone!
A federal jury in Los Angeles convicted two former police officers of violating the civil rights of beaten motorist Rodney King.
Two other officers were acquitted.
and then lastly…
A huge explosion of ammonium nitrate occurred at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas
Fifteen people were killed, while another 160 people were injured. Over 100 buildings were damaged or destroyed.
ESPN suspended reporter Britt McHenry for a week after video leaked online showing her belittling a parking-lot attendant.
McHenry was angry about having her car towed and the video shows her telling the attendant that she has no education and no skillset. McHenry adds that she has a brain, and the woman doesn’t.
As she leaves she tells the attendant to “lose some weight, baby girl.”
McHenry apologized a few hours after the video was posted online saying in a statement: “I allowed my emotions to get the best of me.”
Byron Schlenker and his teenage daughter BOTH hold records for having the world’s widest tongue.
Dad’s licker measures 3.4 inches across – the same width as a beer mat and 3/4 inches wider than an iPhone 6.
His 14-year-old daughter is not far behind at 2.8 inches wide– she hold’s the record for the widest female tongue while her father has the men’s crown.
Since dad’s tongue was officially dubbed the world’s widest he has become something of a celebrity in his hometown of Syracuse, New York.
Albert Hoffman, a Swiss chemist accidentally consumes LSD-25.
After taking the drug, formally known as lysergic acid diethylamide, Dr. Hoffman was disturbed by unusual sensations and hallucinations.
The Federal Communications Commission sternly warned U.S. radio stations to watch the use of indecent language on the airwaves.
Some stations, the FCC noted, had gone way beyond the seven dirty words made famous by George Carlin
National Hockey League Wayne Gretzky announced his retirement from the
#99 is the greatest hockey player that’s ever played the game!
Its hard to believe it’s been eight years!
In Blacksburg, VA, a student killed 33 people at Virginia Tech before killing himself.
A hospital in Houston, Texas announced the births of the first-ever set of all female quintuplets in the United States.The couple welcomed their five baby girls into the world, marking the first set of all female quintuplets born in the U.S. and the first set born anywhere in the world since 1969.
The mother underwent a surgical procedure for the pregnancy, as well as for the birth of her first daughter, Blayke.The quintuplets were born via C- section at 28 weeks and two days.The baby girls were delivered with the help of about a dozen medical professionals.
Read the family’s blog at
150 years ago to the day.
President Lincoln died from injuries inflicted by John Wilkes Booth.
I cant help but wonder what this country would like like had he never been assassinated
“Wild Bill” Hickok became the marshal of Abilene, Kansas!
The ‘unsinkable’ luxury liner, Titanic , sank at 2:27a.m.
She sank in the North Atlantic after hitting an iceberg the evening before.
1,517 people died and more than 700 people survived.
Ray Kroc opened thefirst McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois!
The first McDonald’s is no longer. It was torn down to build a newer McDonald’s restaurant across the street, but, throughout the world, “
Billons And Billions Are Served”
and then lastly…
Tokyo Disneyland opened!
The happiest place in the East!
A job website called CareerCast.com just released their annual list of the 10 best and worst jobs in 2015 . . . and the “best jobs” list is PACKED with math, science, and technology.
The rankings are based on five factors: Income . . . job outlook . . . working conditions . . . stress . . . and physical demands.
And the top jobs is . . . actuary. Followed by audiologist, which is someone who treats people with hearing loss.
The rest of the top ten goes: Mathematician . . . statistician . . . biomedical engineer . . . data scientist . . . dental hygienist . . . software engineer . . . occupational therapist . . . and computer systems analyst.The bottom 10 are: Newspaper reporter . . . lumberjack . . . enlisted military personnel . . . cook . . . broadcaster . . . photojournalist . . . corrections officer . . . taxi driver . . . firefighter . . . and mail carrier.
Check out the full list of best and worst jobs
An Alabama teenager attending her first prom said she chose her 80-year-old grandfather as her date because he never attended a dance of his own.The girl said, “My family is everything to me, and I love him so much, and it’s just like really special to me because I know not many people get to do that. And I know he loves me and I love him, and it’s just really neat and special.”The girl’s grandpa, nicknamed “Poppa,” said he was happy to accept the prom-posal, and says the royal blue tuxedo he wore for Saturday’s dance was his first time getting dressed in formal wear.
, a radio staple from Nashville for 60 years, came The Grand Ole Opry to TV!
, presented the country music jamboree to some 22-million homes across the U.S. TNN, The Nashville Network
begins test marketing in Providence, Denver & Dallas Crystal Pepsi
Crystal Pepsi only lasted for about a year
At the ripe age of 21,
Tiger Woods became the youngest person to win the Masters golf tournament!
He set the tournament record by shooting a 270, finishing the tournament at -18 under par!
Isn’t it funny when history repeats itself?!
Dolly, the world’s first cloned sheep, gave natural birth to a healthy baby lamb.