Today in History, May 20, 2016
- •Today in 1674, John Sobieski became Poland’s first king. More recently, Leelee Sobieski became America's second Helen Hunt.
- •Today in 1784, The Peace of Versailles ended the war between England, France, and Holland. To deal with the heavy cost of the war, they agreed to go Dutch.
- •Today in 1775, North Carolina was the first colony to declare its Independence. Today in 1861, it became the last state to secede from the Union. Today in now-times, North Carolina became a bathroom bill punch line. Progress!