In 1307: According to legend William Tell shot the apple off of his son’s head.
In 1820: U.S. Navy Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer discovered the continent of Antarctica.
In 1883: The United States and Canada adopted a system of Standard Time zones.
In 1928: The first successful sound-synchronized animated cartoon, Walt Disney’s “Steamboat Willie,” starring Mickey Mouse, premiered in New York.
In 1966: U.S. Roman Catholic bishops ended the rule against eating meat on Fridays.
In 1976: Spain’s parliament voted to create a democracy after 37 years of dictatorship.
In 1978: California Rep. Leo J. Ryan and four other people were killed in Jonestown, Guyana, by members of the Peoples Temple. The killings were followed by a night of mass murder and suicide by 912 cult members.
In 1991: Shiite Muslim kidnappers in Lebanon freed Anglican Church envoy Terry Waite and educator Thomas Sutherland.
sponsored Jargon is confusing, by definition. And the financial world has its own set of cryptic words.