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This Day in History

Post by KellyJoeRay » Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:07 pm

Sep 28 1850

The United States Navy abolishes the practice of flogging. Among the crimes for which this was the penalty are: stealing poultry from the coop (12 lashes), being lousy (6), stealing a wig (12), and being naked on the spar deck (9). This reform is perhaps the signature moment in Millard Filmore's presidency.

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Post by Keith Holman » Sat Sep 29, 2007 4:19 pm

Yeah, and the world has never been the same since.
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