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622 – The beginning of the Islamic calendar. 1790 – D.C. is established as the capital of US following the signing of the Residence Act. 1935 – The world's first parking meter is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (nooooooooo) 1945 – US detonates world's first nuclear weapon near Alamogordo, New Mexico. 1951 – The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger is published for the first time! 1979 – Saddam Hussein becomes president of Iraq 2004 – Millennium Park, Chicago, IL is opened by Mayor Daley (I'm from Chicago, and it's one of the best thing Daley did for this city!)
did not realize today was so important
love catcher in the rye! this card reminded me to reread it this summer
@leecatlee I read it so long ago I can barely remember what happens. I think I should re-read it too lol
the first picture is a sculpture by anish kapoor <3 I love his works, he is such an amazing artist!
oh really? I never knew who the artist was even though I've been there a million times. Thanks for the info!