Saturday, February 02, 2013

Today -100: February 2, 1913: Of amendments, wars civil, crown jewels, rats, and retired cows

The Senate votes 47-23 (the necessary 2/3) for a constitutional amendment for a single, six-year presidential term. If ratified by the states, Wilson’s term would be extended.

Switzerland is making military preparations in anticipation of a possible war between France and Germany, but that’s just crazy talk.

Rep. Charles Edwards (D-Georgia) proposes making “The War Between the States” the official legal designation for the Civil War.

A suffragette smashes a case holding the crown jewels in the Tower of London. All royal palaces are now closed to the public.

Male college students plan to release mice and rats during the women’s suffrage parade in DC next month, because hilarious.

Headline of the Day -100: “Taft Cow on Retired List.”

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