Friday, December 2, 2016

The Second Day

Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin., #6, 14504-108 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1G8

December IInd, MMXVI

Hon. Dave Eggen, B. Ed., MLA, Minister of Education, New Democratic, Edmonton-Calder

Dear Dave:

Just a pick a day Dave, pick any day & there are many historical facts for students to learn!

On December IInd:

I. MDCXX (1620): The English language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Europe.

II. MDCCLXXVII (1777): British General Howe is plotting an attack on General Washington's Army, set for December IVth.

III. MDCCCIV (1804): Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned Emperor of France in Paris, in fact: he crowns himself.

IV. MCMXXVII (1927): The first Model A car is sold for $385.00 by the Ford Motor Company Limited of Dearborn, Michigan, The United States Of America.

V. MMI (2001): Enron files in the Southern District of New York for Chapter XI (11) bankruptcy.

A Stand-Up Double,

Rory

Source: "The Memoirs Of Napoleon Bonaparte" & Timelines of History.



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