Posts Tagged ‘President Hayes

15
Feb
08

On This Day 2-15-08: Mustard

1758 – Mustard was advertised for the first time in America.

Who needs Harvard, who needs Yale?
At POUPON U, you’ll never fail!
Stanford, Princeton? Big mistake!
POUPON U’s a piece of cake.

mount horeb mustard museum

http://www.mustardweb.com/

1799 – Printed ballots were authorized for use in elections in the state of Pennsylvania.

1842 – Adhesive postage stamps were used for the first time by the City Dispatch Post (Office) in New York City.

1879 – U.S. President Hayes signed a bill that allowed female attorneys to argue cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

1898 – The USS Maine sank when it exploded in Havana Harbor for unknown reasons. More than 260 crew members were killed.

1942 – During World War II, Singapore surrendered to the Japanese.

1946 – Edith Houghton, at age 33, was signed as a baseball scout by the Philadelphia Phillies becoming the first female scout in the major leagues.

1965 – Canada displayed its new red and white maple leaf flag. The flag was to replace the old Red Ensign standard.

An honest man is always a child.
Socrates

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
Socrates

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