Good News in History, March 11

Today is Check Your Battery Day in the U.S. Smoke detectors can warn of life threatening situations and give you vital time to get to safety, but they can’t do their job if batteries are dead. Push and hold in the button on your detectors today and listen for a beep to ensure they’re still working for you and your family. (2018)

MORE Good News on this Date:

  • Henry Jones of Britain invented self-rising flour (1845)
  • Although the U.S. Congress was against entering World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Lend-Lease Act, which allowed war supplies, food and oil to be shipped to the Allies on loan–more than $50 billion worth (equivalent to $659 billion today) was delivered. (1941)
  • The first album by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Deja Vu, was released w/ Teach Your Children, Our House, and Woodstock as singles (1970)
  • Lithuania declared independence from Soviet…
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