June 25, 2009

Back in the day

Back in the day, Today...

1638
A lunar eclipse becomes the 1st astronomical event recorded in US

1672
1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass

1788
Virginia becomes 10th state to ratify US constitution

1798
US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens

1953
1st passenger to fly commercially around the world &

1962
Supreme Court rules NY school prayer unconstitutional

1968
Bobby Bonds hits a grand slam in his 1st major league game (Giants)

1975
Mozambique gains independence from Portugal (National Day)

1991
Slovenia and Croatia declare independence from Yugoslavia

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Comments

Busy day in history. Looks like you can add the passing of Farrah & MJ to this list

Posted by: G Plan at June 25, 2009 05:26 PM

Word.

Posted by: physics geek at June 26, 2009 02:27 PM

"1798
US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens"

So did they also set up Area 1 to hold the aliens they didn't throw out?

Posted by: Bob Hawkins at June 26, 2009 02:47 PM