I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
June 5, 2011
June 5: Beginning of World War I Conscription, 1917
Although patriotism was high during World War I, more than half of the servicemen were drafted. Read article here.
Pictured: Sheet music cover from 1917, Joe Morris Music Company.