Friday, July 27, 2012

On this day in history...

1789: Congress established the Department of Foreign Affairs, forerunner of the State Department.
1861: during the Civil War, Union Gen. George McClellan was placed in command of the Army of the Potomac.
1866: the first underwater telegraph cable between North America and Europe was completed.
1909: pioneer aviator Orville Wright tested the Army's first airplane, flying himself and a passenger for an hour and 12 minutes in Virginia.
1921: Researchers led by biochemist Frederick Banting announced the discovery of the hormone insulin
1980: An earthquake in Sharpsburg, Kentucky, measured 5.2 on the Richter scale
1988: Big traffic jam in Boston
2002: Hot Dad and I were married on the hottest day anyone in attendance can remember

Happy 10th anniversary to my wonderful husband.

We do...

We did!