On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1192 – Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the de facto ruler of Japan
1680 – Pueblo Indians takes possession of Santa Fé from the Spanish
1841 – John Hampton patents the venetian blind
1878 – The American Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, NY
1879 – The Virgin Mary, along with St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist, reportedly appears to the people of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland
1888 – William Seward Burroughs patents the adding machine
1922 – Curly Lambeau and the Green Bay Football Club are granted a NFL franchise
1959 – Hawaii becomes the 50th US state
1968 – Marine James Anderson Jr becomes the first black Congressional Medal of Honor winner; posthumously
1975 – US lightens the trade embargo against Cuba
1982 – Rollie Fingers (Brewers) becomes the 1st pitcher to get save #300
1995 – US marshals move in on Randy Weaver’s cabin in Idaho
1996 – Netscape Browser 3.0 is released
2017 – The next total solar eclipse visible from North America will occur

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