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December 15 2010

 

Another beautiful Wednesday. Midweek until the weekends! Let’s see what else happened on December 15th in history:

1903 – The Wright brothers’ first attempt to launch the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, NC

1933 – 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution becomes officially effective, legalizing alcohol.

1976 – Samoa becomes a member of the United Nations.

2001 – The Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after 11 years and $27,000,000 to fortify it, without fixing its famous lean.

 

Today is also Bill of Rights Day which honors the United States Bill of Rights.

Bill of Rights Day, honors the United States Bill of Rights on the anniversary of its ratification. Can you recite the first  10 amendments? The Bill of Rights is a series of limitations on the power of the United States Federal government, protecting the natural rights of liberty and property including freedom of speech, a free press, free assembly, and free association.

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Written by lordsinsurancelog

December 15, 2010 at 5:28 pm