On this Date Febb 11

11 02 2011

On this date in 1843, the Opera “I Lombardi,” premieres in Milan. Though the critics panned it, the Milan Diary community, known as the Cheese Heads, loved it.

On this date in 1962, the Beatles record “Please, Please Me”. They record 10 tracks in less than 10 hours.

On this date in 1970, Japan becomes 4th nation to put a satellite, Osumi, in orbit. The was the first time that a satellite was named after a lawyer’s term. Oh Sue Me……….

On this date in 1812, Massachusetts Governor Gerry signs a redistricting bill-1st “gerrymander”. This event was later made into the 1996 movie “Gerry Mander” with the famous line, ” You had me at redistricting. You had me at redistricting…..”

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