Saturday, April 23, 2011

April 24th

1800: The United States Library of Congress is established when President John Adams signs legislation to appropriate $5,000 to purchase "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress". Since then, Congress has only been interested in the books with dirty pictures.

1913: The Woolworth Building skyscraper in New York City is opened. Three days later it gets marked down.l

2005: Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog is born in South Korea… and is immediately sued by the estate of Charles Schultz.


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