It's the first of May. How is your knowledge of history? Did you know that on this day in 1707, the Act of Union joined England and Scotland into Great Britain?
Or that Johann Ludwig Bach died in 1731?
In 1831, Emily Howard Stowe was born. She was the first Canadian woman admitted to practice medicine (in 1880). She was also the first President of the Dominion Women's Enfranchisement Association formed in 1893 to get the vote for women.
The Empire State Building in New York City was dedicated on this day in 1931.
The polio vaccine was made available to the public on this day in 1956.
In 1961, Fidel Castro proclaimed Cuba a socialist nation and abolished elections.
And..... the first computer spam was created in 1978!
Disney World opened in Orlando, Florida in 1989.
And, (saving the best for last) the Bag Lady was reduced to Googling the date in a desperate attempt to find something to post about today!!