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This Day in History for September 6
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1522 – The Victoria, the only surviving ship of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition, returns to Spain, thus becoming the first ship to circumnavigate the globe (More info)
1901 – Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shoots and fatally wou…
This Day in History for September 5
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1774 – First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (More info)
1836 – Sam Houston is elected as the first president of the Republic of Texas (More info)
This Day in History for September 4
1888 – George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film (More info)
1957 – Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent African American students from enrolling in Central High School (More info)
This Day in History for August 29
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1831 – Michael Faraday discovers electromagnetic induction (More info)
1898 – The Goodyear tire company is founded (More info)
This Day in History for August 28
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1867 – During World War II, the United States takes possession of the then-unoccupied Midway Atoll (More info)
1963 – At the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Martin Luther King, Jr. gi…
This Day in History for August 3 – NBA Formed and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1492 – Christopher Columbus sets sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain (More info)
1900 – The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company is founded (More info)
1949 – The National Basketball Association is formed (More info)
1972 …
This Day in History for July 13
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1863 – In New York City, opponents of the draft begin three days of rioting which will be later regarded as the worst in US history (More info)
1923 – The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Los Ange…

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