Monday, April 21, 2008

On April 21

On this day in ...
... 1952, office assistants 1st were honored with Secretaries Day. Since then the honor's been extended to a week, and the subjects of the honor now are called Administrative Professionals. Within this week -- this year it began yesterday and runs through Saturday -- Wednesday is Administrative Professionals Day. Be sure to show your appreciation to all who help to make work life work better.
...1906, following years of dispute, Britain and the United States signed a pact fixing the boundary between Canada and Alaska at the 141st meridian. A survey marking the exact boundary was not completed until 1913. (map credit)

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