On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
1749 – English Ohio Trade Company forms 1st trade post
1783 – Gen Washington bids farewell to his army
1889 – North Dakota becomes 39th & South Dakota becomes 40th state
1898 – Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team
1920 – Warren G Harding elected 29th president
1938 – Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns’ manager
1954 – Charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan’s 1st black congressman
1957 – The Loveland UFO Case in Loveland, Texas, generates national publicity, and remains one of the most impressive UFO cases in American history
1966 – The Cuban Adjustment Act enters force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States
1972 – Construction begins on Kingdome, Seattle
1976 – Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford (R) for president
1983 – President Reagan signed bill establishing Dr Martin Luther King Jr holiday
1988 – The Morris worm, the first internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT
1993 – Rudolph Guliani (R) elected 107th mayor of NYC

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