Tuesday, June 14, 2016

History in the making . . .

On this day, June 14th, in history: 

  1942 Anne Frank begins her diary

  • 1951 1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau
  • 1952 Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:20:42.2)
  • 1954 President Eisenhower signs order adding words "under God" to the Pledge
  • 1962 Albert DeSalvo, better known as the Boston Strangler, murders Anna Slesers, his first victim
  • 1970 Cincinnati Red Stockings lose 1st game after winning 130 straight

  1989 Ronald Reagan is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II (honorary)

  • 1989 Ground breaking begins in Minn on world's largest mall
  • 1990 Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional
  • 2013 Massive flooding occurs in northern India killing up to 10,000 people
  • 2013 The US government charges NSA leaker Edward Snowden with violating the Espionage Act and theft of government property
  • 2016 Cycling group FT3 shreds trails and eats tacos
  • Will you make history today? 


  1. Out, but I will try to pedal into history up on the Plumas this evening. Duty calls; I'll be keeping your infrastructure safe.

  2. IN for trail shredding and taco eating.


  3. History repeats itself, in 2011 on June 14th the cycling group FT3 shredded trails and ate tacos.

  4. Is NoCar's attendance still untarnished and far and away the highest?

  5. In
    Ready for some history lessons