Historical happenings

5/18/1830 Edwin Budding of England signs an agreement for manufacture of his invention, lawn mower. Saturdays are destroyed forever

5/18/1896 ~ US Supreme court affirms legitimacy of racial separation (Plessy v Ferguson)

5/18/1917 ~ US Congress passes Selective Service Act, authorizing the federal government to raise a national army for the American entry into World War I through compulsory enlistment

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