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LeRoy Dennison
Retired Coast Guard Master Chief (MSTCM)
Retired Coast Guard Master Chief (MSTCM)

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Today in History - 1964: The Federal Trade Commission announced that, starting in 1965, cigarette makers must include warning labels about the harmful effects of smoking.

"What we have once loved we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." ~ Hellen Keller

Today in History - 1700: Russia gave up its Black Sea fleet as part of a truce with the Ottoman Empire.

"If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research." ~ Wilson Mizner

Today in History - 1981: Mark David Chapman plead guilty to the killing of John Lennon.

Today in History - 1939: Baseball legend Lou Gehrig is forced to quit baseball because of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease that wastes muscles. 

"You cannot step into the same river twice." ~ Heraclitus

Today in History - 1963: The United States and the Soviet Union agreed to establish a hot line between Washington and Moscow.

"I believe the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you." ~ Joyce Meyer

Today in History - 1885: The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City from France.
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