Today In Cat History, May 11, 1858 - Minnesota is admitted as the 32nd state in the United States of Americats! The state’s name comes from the Dakota word for “clear blue water”. Famous Minnesotans include - you guessed it - Judy Garland! [Full story on Instagram under @todayincathistoryeditorial]
Bogey & Bacall tie the knot! 70 years ago Today In Cat History, May 21, 1945. The couple is pictured here at their reception, held at the home of famed badger novelist and organic farming visionary, Louis Bromfield.
Today In Cat History, May 7, 1824 - The world premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Nine Lives Symphony in Vienna, Austria. One of the best known works in classical kitty music. In fact, one of the greatest compositions in the feline musical canon. The words in the chorus were taken from “Ode to Catnip”, a poem by the famous German calico, Friedrich Schiller.
Today In Cat History, May 10, 1775 - Ethan Allan & Benedict Arnold capture Fort Ticonderoga! The small force of Americats were called the Green Mountain Kitties. Full story at instagram.com/todayincathistory