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March 27: 1539—The Eastern European Council of Appellations decrees that in Poland every third person’s name must end with the letters “ski.” In invention history, the shoe lace is invented (1790), and a patent is issued for the corkscrew (a “covered gimlet screw with a ‘T’ handle”) (1860). 1814—General Andrew Jackson and army defeat the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. 1866—Despite the lessons supposedly learned by the Civil War, President Andrew Johnson vetoes a civil rights bill, which later becomes the 14th Amendment. Born: Mariah Carey (1971). Quirky Country Music Titles Day. Today’s Word: Zouk—a Caribbean disco dance.

March 28: 1457—In Italy,...



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