I walked out the front door and down the street to the local elementary school.
There a Green Party Candidate
There was a Communist Party Candidate
BC Liberals, the former Social Credit Party, incumbent party of the day
BC NDP, the incumbent candidate in my riding
There was no Christian Heritage or revived Social Credit Candidate in my Suburban riding.
Anyway, Democratic duty discharged, I walked up the hill towards home again.
May 9, 1945…U.S. officials announced that the wartime midnight entertainment curfew would be lifted.
May 9, 1960…The U.S. became the first country to use the oral birth control pill legally.
May 9, 1970…In Washington, DC, nearly 100,000 Vietnam War protesters staged a demonstration in front of the White House.
May 9, 1502…Christopher Columbus departed Cadiz, Spain on his fourth and final trip to the New World.
May 9, 1763…The Seige of Detroit began in Odawa Chief Pontiac’s ultimately unsuccessful attempt by North American Indians to capture Fort Detroit.