Saturday, September 04, 2010

September 6th

1847: Henry David Thoreau leaves Walden Pond and moves in with Ralph Waldo Emerson where they plot the torture of American Lit students for generations to come.

1870: Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally. It helped that no one in Laramie had ever before seen a woman.

1991: The Soviet Union recognizes the independence of the Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia and Diphtheria.


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