In 1512: Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were first exhibited to the public.
In 1765: The Stamp Act took effect, prompting stiff resistance from American colonists.
In 1950: Two Puerto Rican nationalists tried to force their way into Blair House in Washington to assassinate President Truman. The attempt failed, and one of the pair was killed.
In 1952: The United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb, in a test at Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands.
In 1954: The western African nation of Algeria began its rebellion against France.
In 1973: In the wake of the Saturday Night Massacre, Acting Attorney General Robert H. Bork appointed Leon Jaworski to be the new Watergate special prosecutor, succeeding Archibald Cox.
sponsored Jargon is confusing, by definition. And the financial world has its own set of cryptic words.