May 19th Fun Facts

By: roger blake

Today’s Fun Facts:

Today is Endangered Species Day and NASCAR Day.

Today’s number of the day:  9,000:  That’s the number of living Americans declared dead each year by the IRS.

Today in History:

On May 19th, 1926 Thomas Edison spoke on the radio for the first time.

Elton John’s “Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy” album was released U.S. on May 19th, 1975.  It was the first album to be certified a million-seller on its first day of release.

And on this date in 1935 the National Football League adopted an annual college draft to begin in 1936.