Thursday, December 31, 2009

January 2nd

1949: Luis Muñoz Marín becomes the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico. Unfortunately, he had moved to Upper Manhattan three weeks earlier.

1955: Panamanian president Jose Antonio Remon is assassinated... he too was living in Upper Manhattan at the time.

1974: President Richard Nixon signs a bill lowering the maximum U.S. speed limit to 55 MPH in order to conserve gasoline, ease pollution, and help Ted Kennedy survive for the next 35 years.

December Numbers

Hits to this blog were up 37.2% year-over-year in December. Thanks everyone!


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