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Pure Folly!

Thursday, October 18th, 2012 by

Posted in 101 Gold's Posts

 

It was on this day in 1867 the U. S. took possession of a barren, frozen wasteland. 

Would it ever turn out to something useful?

 

 

 

 

 

It’s Get Smart About Credit Day.

http://www.aba.com/ABAEF/Pages/getsmartaboutcredit.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1867: The U.S. took formal possession of Alaska from Russia. (It was known as “Seward’s Folly”)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1929: The Canadian government officially declared that women were “persons.” Before that, women were “persons in matters of pains and penalties, but … not persons in matters of rights and privileges.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1957 – A band known as the Quarry Men played a gig in Norris Green, Liverpool with a new member – his name – Paul McCartney.

 

 

 

 

 

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