Today’s photos are from Cheryl.
On this day in 1789 a mutiny on the British ship Bounty took place when a rebel crew took the ship and set sail to Pitcairn Island. The mutineers left Captain W. Bligh and 18 sailors adrift.
In 1818 President James Monroe proclaimed naval disarmament on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
In 1914 W.H. Carrier patented the design of his air conditioner.
In 1945 Benito Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci were executed by Italian partisans as they attempted to flee the country.
And in 1985 the largest sand castle in the world was completed near St. Petersburg, FL. It was four stories tall.
Quote of the Day
“It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.”
Looks like a random selection day. Both are from K-LOVE