Sunday, April 24, 2011

Tidbits from the Past

Some happenings from history that took place the week of April 24-30.

25 Delegates from 45 countries meet in San Franscisco to organize the United Nations. (1945)
27 Senior citizens take note, the first Social Security checks were distributed on this day in 1937.
29 Gideon Sundback of Hoboken, N.J. patents the zipper. (1913)
30 The Vietnam War ends with the fall of Saigon (later renamed Ho Chi Minh City) (1975)

1 comment:

Abba's Rantings said...

what an anti-climactic post