On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
1621 – King James of England gives Canada to Sir Alexander Sterling
1784 – Pennsylvania Packet & Daily Advertiser 1st success US daily newspaper
1827 – According to Joseph Smith, Jr., the angel Moroni gave him a record of gold plates, one-third of which Joseph translated into The Book of Mormon
1895 – 1st auto manufacturer opens-Duryea Motor Wagon Company
1915 – CH Chubb buys Stonehenge for £6,600
1922 – Pres Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine
1937 – J. R. R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” is published
1949 – Chinese Communist leaders proclaims People’s Republic of China
1964 – Malta gains independence from Britain
1966 – Jimmy Hendrix changes spelling of his name to Jimi
1995 – The Hindu milk miracle occurs, in which statues of the Hindu God Ganesh began drinking milk when spoonfuls were placed near their mouths
2008 – Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, the two last remaining independent investment banks on Wall Street, become bank holding companies as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis

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