Wednesday, April 20th
The 110th day of 2005.
There are 255 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History
On April 20, 1971, the United States Supreme Court upheld the use of busing to achieve racial desegregation in schools.Reference: The New York Times
On April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler, the Nazi dictator of Germany who led his country into World War II and was responsible for persecuting millions of Jews , was born. Following his death on April 30, 1945, his obituary appeared in The Times. (Go to obit)
On April 20, 1867, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about the purchase of Alaska by the United States. (See the cartoon and read an explanation.)
Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.