Good News in History, February 20

Good News in History, February 20

As of 182 years ago today, fighting among U.S. Congressmen would no longer be lethal: the legislators voted to outlaw dueling among members. Rep. William Morgan of Virginia drafted his bill, Resolution 8, following several high-profile duels in the District of Columbia, including the fatal one between House Members Jonathan Cilley of Maine and William […]

The post Good News in History, February 20 appeared first on Good News Network.


Source: Good News