Historical happenings

7/5/1813 ~ War of 1812: Three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and Plattsburgh, New York begin.

7/5/1934 ~ “Bloody Thursday” – Police open fire on striking longshoremen in San Francisco.

7/5/1937 ~ Spam, the luncheon meat is first introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation

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