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American Treasure Tour Trivia Blog...


Birthday:  1920
Jack Webb, Actor, best known for his role of Sgt. Joe Friday in the popular television series Dragnet.

Did you know?  Webb was a huge baseball fan.  He chose the badge number 714 for his Sgt. Friday character because it was the number of home runs Babe Ruth hit.

The L.A. police department retired badge #714 upon his death in 1982.

TODAY IS:
International Children's Book Day
What is your favorite children's book?

Did you know...  Written in 1902 ~ The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter has sold over 9.3 million copies?


Died on this Date:  Buddy Rich ~ 1987

On this date in what year was the first Easter Egg Roll on the White House lawn?
a.  1877
b.  1908
c.  1920
*answer at bottom of post

Today's Quote:


You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.

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Have a great day!

1877  Rutherford B. Hayes was President.