Today’s events include:
Focus: Plimsoll Day
Named for Samuel Plimsoll, a member of the English Parliament who championed Sailors; safety. He was instrumental in the amendment of the Merchant Shipping Act which introduced a number of safety measures to protect sailors. The Plimsoll Line, also named for Samuel Plimsoll, is a line on the hull of the vessel that indicates the safe waterline position for the ship’s cargo load.
Daily Trivia: The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.