On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
1528 – Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot in Texas
1572 – Supernova is observed in constellation known as Cassiopeia
1789 – Pope Pius VI appoints Father John Carroll as the first Catholic bishop in the United States
1860 – Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th American President
1861 – Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate president
1879 – Canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day
1903 – USA recognizes independence of Panama
1913 – Mohandas K Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in S Africa
1917 – NY allows women to vote
1941 – USA lends Soviet Union $1 million
1962 – Nixon tells press he won’t be available to kick around any more
1986 – Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill
1991 – Keck II, biggest telescope in use at Mauna Kea Hawaii begins operations
1991 – Russian president Boris Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party
1995 – Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Baltimore ;(

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