Morning Express – Tuesday, May 14

Photo by April Jokelianen

Looks like a perfect Spring day with plenty of sun and warm temperatures. Expect a cool start but warming quickly to 16c by afternoon. Clear conditions for the evening and overnight. Only dropping to 6c for the overnight period.

1787 Delegates gather in Philadelphia to draw up US constitution

1796 English country doctor Edward Jenner administers his revolutionary cowpox-based vaccine for smallpox, in Berkeley, Gloucestershire

1804 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark’s expedition commissioned by Thomas Jefferson sets out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

The 12-foot tall flightless bird of New Zealand that became extinct 500 years ago was called what?
Answer: Moa

At the time of his assassination, what play was Abraham Lincoln watching?
Answer: Our American Cousin 


Have a terrific Tuesday!

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