history fact – May 9, 2017

Today is Tuesday, May 9, the 129th day of 2017. There are 236 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On May 9, 1754, a political cartoon in Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette depicted a snake cut into eight pieces, each section representing a part of the American colonies; the caption read, “JOIN, or DIE.

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