The Leftover Blog: This Date in History

calendar-picAs a part of the daily “Countdown,” the Hits Hot Breakfast looks regularly at events that happened ‘on this date in history.’ December 28th has a handful of good ones! Here’s the list:

— On this date in 1849, dry cleaning was invented
— On this date in 1869, chewing gum was invented
— On this date in 1945, Congress officially recognized the “Pledge of Allegiance.”
— On this date in 1981, Pat Sajak started hosting Wheel of Fortune
— On this date in 2008, The Detroit Lions completed an 0-16 season, the NFL’s worst ever, with a 31-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

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