FYI December 23, 2016
NATIONAL PFEFFERNUSSE DAY
On this day:
1783 – George Washington resigns as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army at the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Maryland.
1913 – The Federal Reserve Act is signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson, creating the Federal Reserve System.
1919 – Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 becomes law in the United Kingdom.
1954 – First successful kidney transplant is performed by J. Hartwell Harrison and Joseph Murray.
Born on this day:
1843 – Richard Conner, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1924)
1867 – Madam C. J. Walker, American businesswoman and philanthropist, founded the Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company (d. 1919)
1912 – Anna J. Harrison, American organic chemist and academic (d. 1998)
1922 – Micheline Ostermeyer, French discus thrower, shot putter, and pianist (d. 2001)
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