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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 September 1
1864 – Atlanta falls to Union forces during the Civil War (More info)
1897 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America (More info)
This Day in History for August 31
1803 – Lewis and Clark start their expedition to the west (More info)
1888 – Mary Ann Nichols, the first of Jack the Ripper’s confirmed victims, is murdered (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)
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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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