Today’s header photo is from Kare.
And this one is from Donna. 🙂
On this day in 1809 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the power of the federal government was greater than that of any individual state.
In 1815 the USS Constitution, under Captain Charles Stewart fought the British ships Cyane and Levant. The Constitution captures both, but lost the Levant after encountering a British squadron. The Constitution and the Cyane returned to New York safely on May 15, 1815. The Cyane was purchased and became the USS Cyane.
In 1931 the U.S. Congress allowed California to build the Oakland Bay Bridge.
In 1933 the U.S. House of Representatives completed congressional action on the amendment to repeal Prohibition.
In 1965 Ranger 8 crashed on the moon after sending back thousands of pictures of its surface.
And in 1998 American Tara Lipinski, at age 15, became the youngest gold medalist in winter Olympics history when she won the ladies’ figure skating title at Nagano, Japan.
Quote of the Day
“Don’t fire until you see the white’s of their eyes.”
Today is Sandy Duncan’s birthday.
Next up, some Kung Fu Piano. From ThePianoGuys