1846 – Beginning of Mormon march to western US.
1855 – US citizenship laws amended; all children of US parents born abroad granted US citizenship.
1863 – 1st US fire extinguisher patent granted to Alanson Crane, Virginia.
1897 – NY Times begins using slogan “All the News That’s Fit to Print”
1915 – US President Woodrow Wilson warns Germany that the US will hold it ‘to a strict accountability’ for ‘property endangered or lives lost’
1915 – US President Woodrow Wilson protest to Britain on the use of US flags on British merchant ships to deceive the Germans.
1923 – Ink paste manufactured for 1st time by Standard Ink Company.
1930 – Grain Stabilization Corporation authorized by Congress.
1935 – 1st US streamlined electric RR engine begins service.
1947 – WW II peace treaties signed.
1954 – Eisenhower warns against US intervention in Vietnam.
1957 – Southern Christian Leadership Conference forms.
1962 – Jim Beatty sets American indoor mile record (3:58.9) in LA.
1962 – USSR swaps spy Gary Powers to US for Rudolph Abel.
1971 – “Tapestry”, second album by Carole King, is released (Grammy Award Album of the Year 1972)
1981 – 8 killed & 198 injured by fire at Las Vegas Hilton.
1988 – 3-judge panel of 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco strikes down Army’s ban on homosexuals (later overturned by appeal)
1998 – AOL raises monthly flat rate internet access from $19.95 to $21.95.
1998 – Voters in Maine repeal a gay rights law passed in 1997 becoming the first U.S. state to abandon the law.
2016 – Republican presidential candidates Carly Fiorina and Chris Christie suspend their campaigns.Share: