On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1533 – Francisco Pizarro arrives at Cuzco
1727 – The NY General assembly permits Jews to omit the phrase “upon the faith of a Christian” from an abjuration oath
1763 – Charles Mason & Jeremiah Dixon begin surveying Mason-Dixon Line between Pennsylvania & Maryland
1777 – Articles of Confederation are adopted by the Continental Congress
1837 – Isaac Pitman introduces his shorthand system
1904 – King C Gillette patents the Gillette razor blade
1932 – Walt Disney Art School is created
1935 – Commonwealth of the Philippines is inaugurated
1939 – FDR lays cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial in Wash DC
1939 – Social Security Administration approves 1st unemployment check
1940 – NY Midtown tunnel linking Manhattan and Queens opens to traffic
1946 – House Committee on Un-American Activities interrogates astronomer Harlow Shapley
1956 – Elvis Presley’s 1st film “Love Me Tender” premieres in NYC
1961 – UN bans nuclear arms??
1969 – Janis Joplin, is accused of using vulgar & indecent language in Tampa, Fla
1986 – 2nd time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay (Sam Kinison hosts)
1993 – 13 Cuban refugees land in Florida after stealing a crop-duster in Cuba
2012 – Deep Horizon Oil Spill: BP settles for $4.5 Billion

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