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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 3
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1777 – During the American Revolutionary War skirmish at Cooch’s Bridge, the flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time (More info)
1838 – Future abolition…
This Day in History for September 2
1666 – The Great Fire of London breaks out and burns for three days, destroying St. Paul’s Cathedral and 10,000 other buildings (More info)
1789 – The United States Department of the Treasury is founded (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…

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