Thursday, March 12, 2009

On This Day In History 3-12

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.

On this date in 1928, the St. Francis Dam Disaster took place. 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.

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