1824: Bureau of Indian Affairs is established in the U.S.
1861: Constitution of the Confederate States of America is adopted
1958: Nuclear bomb accidentally dropped in South Carolina. Does not detonate a nuclear explosion, but leaves 75 foot crater
1967: Pink Floyd releases first song "Arnold Layne"
1985: Mikhail Gorbachev becomes U.S.S.R.'s General Secretary of the Communist Party
1993: Janet Reno is sworn in as the first female Attorney General of the United States, though who can be sure
1997: Ashes of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry launched into space (nerds)
1998: Cicero, IL agrees to pay 10,000 towards printing KKK literature mailed to residents in return for the Klan not holding a scheduled meeting in the town
2004: Madrid train bombings
Finally friday. It's a little cold for the beach but fuck it, gotta GTL. Then going on a man-date to see Battlefield Los Angeles which was released today. Slightly ironic due to the earthquake in Japan this morning (Godzirra?) and consequent standing tsunami warning in California.