On This Day

29th March

1971 - Lt. William Calley was convicted of premeditated murder and sentenced to life in prison for his part in the My Lai massacre. He served one day in prison, before President Richard Nixon ordered him transferred to house arrest at Fort Benning, pending appeal. He subsequently served only three and a half years of house arrest in his quarters at Fort Benning and was released on September 25, 1974, by federal judge J. Robert Elliott.

I wonder if he's ever read the 5 people you meet in heaven.

2017 - The UK triggered Article 50 to begin negotiations to leave the European Union.

2017 - Germany switched over its terrestrial TV signals to allow the broadcast of HD signals.