1567 – War of Religion breaks out in France – Huguenots try to kidnap King Charles IX
1608 – Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists
1789 – US War Department established a regular army
1815 – King Willem I forms Dutch Order of the Lion
1849 – 1st passenger train service to Peekskill, New York (New Haven Railroad)
1875 – US-Spanish relations decline in wake of Cuban rebellion
1898 – French troops reach Guinea & Sudan, Samori caught
1907 – Construction begins on Washington National Cathedral
1916 – American oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller becomes the world’s first billionaire
1922 – Benito Mussolini ask Vatican for support of fascist party program
1966 – Bechuanaland gains independence from England, becomes Botswana
1988 – Union Station reopens in Washington, D.C.
1990 – Washington National Cathedral construction is completed after 83 years
2006 – US Representative Mark Foley resigns after allegations of inappropriate emails to house pages were introduced.
2017 – Mysterious sonic attacks on US diplomats prompt US to warn citizens not to travel to Cuba and pull some embassy staff
1885 – The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.
1915 – 1st transcontinental radio telephone message is sent
1927 – Telephone service begins between US & Mexico
1962 – Launch of Alouette 1, 1st Canadian satellite (on US Delta rocket)
1971 – Orbiting Solar Observatory VII launched
1977 – Soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into Earth orbit
1988 – 26th Space Shuttle mission, Discovery 7 launched
2004 – The asteroid 4179 Toutatis passes within four lunar distances of Earth.
1793 – Tennis is 1st mentioned in an English sporting magazine
1880 – 1st pro baseball game at Polo Grounds, NY Metropolitans beat Washington Nationals 4-2 in 5 innings
1908 – Calgary Rugby Football Union forms
1923 – PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Pelham CC: Defending champion Gene Sarazen beats Walter Hagan in 38 holes for 3rd of his 7 major titles
1930 – 1st Canadian football game played under lights, Hamilton-UBC
1951 – 1st color telecast of football game on network, Philadelphia (CBS)
2018 – NY Yankees Venezuelan 2nd baseman Gleyber Torres smashes a 2-run homer in 8-5 win v Boston at Fenway Park; Yankees MLB record 265th homer of the season; Giancarlo Stanton adds #266 in 7th
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