Today in Boston by Ethan Underhill: 4/21 — The Marathon 🏅

It’s Sunday and it’s a holiday weekend, so here’s a nice lil’ @BostonMarathon grab-bag for all you chowdah heads.4/21/1969: Between the first one in 1897 and 1968, the Boston Marathon is held on Patriots’ Day, April 19, which commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord. But in 1969, Beacon Hill moves the holiday to the third Monday in Apri...
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Today in Boston by Ethan Underhill: 4/20/1919 — The Hang-Up ☎️

One unidentified unioner said it best in the middle of the meeting that led up to it: “It took the Yankee Division to lick the Kaiser. Now let the Yankee operators lick Burleson.”The mystery member was, of course, drawing a direct comparison between the boys in battle across the sea who had defeated Kaiser Wilhelm — the last German Emperor, King...
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