In 1707, the first Parliament of Great Britain, created by the Acts of Union between England & Scotland, held its first meeting.
In 1824, the first steam locomotive is introduced.
In 1911, aircraft was used for the first time in war.
In 1915, 25,000 women march in NYC demanding the right to vote.
In 1918, Actor Charlie Chaplin marries Mildred Harris.
In 1925, Heeeeeere’s Johnny! Johnny Carson is born in Corning, Iowa.
In 1929, the first North American transcontinental air service begins between New York City & Los Angeles.
In 1930, the first miniature golf tournament is completed in Chattanooga.
In 1941, the Disney film Dumbo is released.
In 1945, Tom is born (my future father-in-law).
In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convenes in NY for the first time.
In 1947, husband & wife Drs. Carl & Gerty Cori are the first spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes.
In 1954, the U.S., Great Britain, France, & the USSR agree to end occupation of Germany.
In 1959, TV legal commentator and former prosecutor Nancy Grace is born in Macon, Georgia.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy announces an air & naval blockade of Cuba after the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island.
In 1973, President Nixon agreed to turn the White House tape recordings subpoenaed in the Watergate investigation.
In 1983, a suicide truck-bombing at Beirut International airport killed 241 members of the U.S.military.
In 1988, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected by the U.S. Senate.
In 1991, Clarence Thomas is sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice.
In 1993, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Joe Carter became the second player to end a World Series with a home run - a three-run shot that gave Toronto an 8-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 of the series.
In 1995, a jury in Houston convicted Yolanda Saldivar of the murder of Selena.
In 1996, the New York Yankees set a record by coming back from 6-0 in a World Series game to beat the Atlanta Braves 8-6.
In 1997, the Earth's 7th millennium begins.
In 2001, Apple releases the iPod.
In 2002, Chechen rebels seized a crowded Moscow theater, taking hundreds hostage. Russian forces stormed the building the next day.
In 2006, Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling was sentenced by a federal judge in Houston to 24 years, 4 months for his role in Enron's collapse.
In 2007, the Space Shuttle Discovery successfully launches.
In 2010, I will marry my best friend and the love of my life.
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