|Year|| Event |
|1783|| Congress proclaims cessation of hostilities in the Revolutionary War with England. |
|1941|| The Office of Price Administration (OPA) is set up to set prices on wages and supplies. |
|1951|| General MacArthur is fired by President Truman (D) over differences in how the Korean war should be conducted. |
|1953|| Department of Health, Education, and Welfare starts operations. [Under the Eisenhower administration - a Republican administration!] |
|1965|| Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-10) authorized grants for elementary and secondary school programs for children of low-income families; school library resources, textbooks, and other instructional materials for school children; supplementary educational centers and services; strengthening state education agencies; and educational research and research training -- and the authority to drug the kids to a stupor if they don't act right. |
|1968|| President Johnson (D) signs 1968 Civil Rights Act. |
|1980|| Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harassment. |
|2003|| Journalists Julian Borger and Nicholas Watt, in today's Guardian Unlimited, report that, "Iraq's slide into violent anarchy will trigger a humanitarian disaster if US and British troops are unable to fill the power vacuum and reassert order quickly, UN and other aid officials warned yesterday." [Pshaw, Pshaw!] |
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