Enough days off....I could use some baseball.
On this day in history....
1823 - The New York Mirror and Ladies Literary Gazette was founded. The weekly newspaper later became the daily New York Mirror
1824 - Fifth Avenue was opened in NYC.
1887 - Barbed wire was patented by Chester A Hodge of Beloit, WI
------On a completely unrelated note...Barb Wire was a dreadful movie.
1907 - Walter Johnson pitched his first professional baseball game for the Washington Senators.