John’s Believe It Or Not… April 16th

* 1818 – Rush & Bagot agree to extend US Boundary from Lake of the Woods to Great Divide. * 1746 Jacobite Rising 1745: Battle of Culloden * 1943 Hallucinogenic effects of LSD discovered * 2007 Virginia Tech shooting leaves 32 dead * 1977 David Soul – of Starsky & Hutch – has the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts

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* 1818 – Rush & Bagot agree to extend US Boundary from Lake of the Woods to Great Divide.

The Canada–United States border, officially known as the International Boundary, is the longest international border in the world between two countries. It is shared between Canada and the United States, the second- and fourth-largest countries by area, respectively. The terrestrial boundary (including portions of maritime boundaries in the Great Lakes, and on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic coasts) is 8,891 kilometers (5,525 mi) long, of which 2,475 kilometers (1,538 mi) is Canada’s border with Alaska. Eight Canadian provinces and territories (Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick), and thirteen U.S. states (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine) are located along the border. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… April 16th”