LESCHI, A NISQUALLY AMERICAN INDIAN
February 19, 0 - USA
Feb 19, Leschi, a Nisqually American Indian leader from the Puget Sound region, was hanged a mile east of Fort Steilacoom. On June 10, 1857, he had been convicted of the murder of Abrams Moses, and was sentenced to hang. Appeals to the Supreme Court delayed the initial hanging. In 2004 seven judges at a Historical Court of Inquiry and Justice unanimously decided that regardless of who shot Moses, â€œThe killing was a legitimate act of war, immune from prosecution.â€ Consequently, Leschi was declared â€œexoneratedâ€ of Abrams Mosesâ€™ murder. In 2011 Richard Kluger authored â€œThe Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America.â€
TODAY IN HISTORY
February 19, 0 - USA
1881 - Kansas becomes 1st state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages.
1913 - 1st prize inserted into a Cracker Jack box.
1965 - Rod Stewart and his group The Soul Agents played their first major gig at a club in the London Borough of Harrow.
1985 - Cherry Coke was introduced by the Coca-Cola Company.
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