history fact – May 15, 2017

Today is Monday, May 15, the 135th day of 2017. There are 230 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlights in History:

On May 15, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, whose members came to be known as WACs. Wartime gasoline rationing went into effect in 17 Eastern states, limiting sales to three gallons a week for non-essential vehicles.

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