1806 – Lewis and Clark return to St Louis from Pacific Northwest.
1845 – 1st baseball team, NY Knickerbockers organize, adopt rule code.
1897 – 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyenne, Wyoming)
1912 – 1st Mack Sennett “Keystone Comedy” movie released “Cohen collects a Debt”
1927 – “Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans”, directed by F.W. Mamau, starring George O’Brien and Janet Gaynor, is released (Academy Awards Unique and Artistic Picture 1927)
1938 – Time capsule, to be opened in 6939, buried at World’s Fair in NYC (capsule contained a woman’s hat, man’s pipe & 1,100′ of microfilm).
1944 – Proclamation No. 30 was issued, declaring the existence of a state of war between the Philippines and the United States and the United Kingdom.
1949 – US President Harry Truman announces evidence of USSR’s 1st nuclear device detonation.
1952 – “Kaw-Liga” single recorded by Hank Williams.
1961 – 1st movie to become a TV series, “How to Marry a Millionaire” premieres.
1969 – “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” directed by George Roy Hill and starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford premieres.
1977 – Cheryl Ladd replaces Farrah Fawcett on TV show “Charlie’s Angels”
1984 – Sparky Anderson is 1st manager to win 100 games in both leagues.
1986 – Congress selects the rose as US national flower.
1992 – Bradlee’s announces it will take over Alexander’s department stores in NYC.
1998 – 32nd Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood & George Strait win.
2002 – The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (“Phoenix O.1”) is released.
2012 – Iran blocks the use of Google as a search engine.
2017 – US President Donald Trump withdraws invitation to the White House for NBA champions Golden State Warriors after Stephen Curry says he doesn’t want to attend.
2020 – President Donald Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power after the US November election at a White House press conference.