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.
July 13, 2011
July 13: The New York Draft Riots, 1863
The New York Draft Riots took place over four days in 1863. They started out as a protest against the draft, but soon turned into a bloody pogrom.