Today in History, May 17, Part 2

  1. Today in 1792, brokers for the stock exchange had their first meeting under a tree on Wall Street. Turns out the first Occupy Wall Street protesters were squirrels.
  2. Today in 2006, the FBI dug up a Michigan horse farm looking for Jimmy Hoffa's remains. All they found was a headless horse carcass, which was linked with another Mafia scandal.
  3. Today in 1955, actor Bill Paxton was born. Happy birthday Bill!