On This Day In History
On March 12, 1894, the first bottles of Coca-Cola were sold. Invented by an Atlanta pharmacist, the original formula included lime, cinnamon, and coca leaves. http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/cocacola.htm
On this date in 1928, the St. Francis Dam Disaster took place. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1190341Around midnight, 81 years ago Southern California suffered one of the worst disasters in the state's history -- second only to the earthquake and fire that devastated San Francisco in 1906.
In 2002 on this date, Homeland Security unveiled their color-coded terrorism threat advisory scale.