On this day…

April 5, 1933: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order forbidding the hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion and gold certificates by U.S. citizens. This is significant because the Government could theoretically come to a person’s home and seize their (gold) money. This is why some, today, are collecting gold coins in case their is ever a shortage.

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