1796 – African Methodist Episcopal Church incorporated.
1850 – 1st US National Women’s Rights Convention convenes in Worchester, Massachusetts.
1869 – 1st carload of freight (boots & shoes) arrives in San Francisco, from Boston.
1889 – 1st ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (San Francisco)
1904 – Automotive tire chain patented.
1920 – Mary Roberts Rinehart & Avery Roberts play “The Bat” based on Reinhart’s novel “The Circular Staircase” premieres on Broadway in New York.
1921 – Austria and the US formally end war; the US does the same with Germany on the 25th, and Hungary on the 29th.
1936 – 17 year-old Bob Feller’s 1st game, he strikes out 15 St Louis Browns.
1942 – 1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal.
1947 – US President Truman’s daughter, Margaret’s 1st public singing concert.
1954 – First flight of the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.
1963 – Ringo admits he wrote a song “Don’t Pass Me By”
1973 – Intelsat communication satellite launched.
1980 – Charlie Finley sells A’s for $127M to Haas (owners of Levi Strauss)
1990 – US begins call up of 46,000 reservists to the Persian Gulf.
1993 – NY Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points.
1996 – Osama bin Laden issues message entitled “A declaration of war against the Americans occupying the land of the two holy places.
2007 – Hashtag invented and first used in a tweet by US product designer Chris Messina.
2011 – 5.8 earthquake occurs in Mineral, Virginia felt as far north as Ontario and as far south as Atlanta, Georgia.
2017 – US Navy fires Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following series of collisions in Asian waters.Share: