Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Historic Humpday

November 18

1923 - Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., the first American in space, was born in East Derry, N.H.

1928 - The first successful sound-synchronized animated cartoon, Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" starring Mickey Mouse, premiered in New York.

2003 - The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled 4-3 that the state constitution guarantees gay couples the right to marry.

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