Wednesday, April 27, 2005

This Day in History

Today is Wednesday, April 27th, the 117th day of 2005. There are 248 days left in the year.

On this date in...

1937- The nations first Social Security checks were distributed.

1973- During the Watergate scandal, Acting FBI Director L. Patrick Gray resigned.

1994- Former President Richard M. Nixon was rememberedat an outdoor funeral service attended by all five of his successors at the Nixon presidential library in Yorba Linda, Calif.