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What Do King Tut and Fidel Castro Share in Common With Nylon?

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What do King Tut and nylon have in common? Both share an important anniversary on February 16th. 

1918 – The Council of Lithuania unanimously adopts the Act of Independence, declaring Lithuania an independent state.

1923 – Howard Carter unseals the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun (King Tut). 

Tutankhamun's golden mask

1937 – Wallace H. Carothers receives a United States patent for nylon.

1945 – The Alaska Equal Rights Act of 1945, the first anti-discrimination law in the United States, was signed into law.

1959 – Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba after dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown on January 1.

1968 – In Haleyville, Alabama, the first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system goes into service.

1978 – The first computer bulletin board system is created (CBBS in Chicago).

2006 – The last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) is decommissioned by the United States Army.

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Comments(3)

Dennis Neal
RE/MAX, Big Bear - Big Bear Lake, CA
Your Home Sold in 21 Days or We Sell It For Free

Thank you for sharing such an interesting post.

Keep up the excellent work, and I look forward to reading more from you!

Have a great week.

Feb 15, 2024 06:40 PM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

INTERESTING THAT WE NO LONGER HAVE MASH units.  Thanks for sharing. 

Feb 15, 2024 08:33 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Michelle. Just the facts as hard a it is to admit. The only fact presented here that I knew was Castro taking over Cuba. Enjoy your day.

Feb 16, 2024 04:20 AM