Wednesday, September 12, 2007

It's Wednesday, September 12

According to Wikipedia, a number of historical events have taken place on this day:
  • 2001 - Article V of the NATO agreement is invoked for only the second time (the other being in Bosnia) in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks against the United States of America.

  • 1995 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's All Star Team beats the Harlem Globetrotters 91-85, ending the Globetrotters' 24-year, 8,829-game winning streak.

  • 1959 - Bonanza premiers. It's the first regularly-scheduled TV program presented in color.

  • 490 BC - Athens defeats Persia at the Battle of Marathon

Today also marks the first annual Day of Encouragement. So give someone you know an extra dose of encouragement today.