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Monday(12/2): 1970 The EPA was established
Tuesday(12/3): 1967 Dr. Christian Barnard performs the world's first successful heart transplant.
Wednesday(12/4): 1875 Boss Tweed of Tammany Hall escapes from prison and flees country.
Thursday(12/5): 1848 President Polk confirms that gold had been discovered in California.
Friday(11/8): 1923 Adolf Hitler's attempt to seize control of the German government fails.
Monday(11/11): VETERAN'S DAY
Tuesday(11/12): 1954 Ellis Island stops serving as the chief immigration station for the U.S.
Wednesday(11/13): 1940 Walt Disney's Fantasia debuted.
Friday(11/1): 1870 The U.S. Weather Bureau made its first meteoroligical observations.
Monday(11/4):1979 Iranian militants take 90 Americans hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.
Tuesday(11/5): 1940 President Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected to an unprecedented third term.
Wednesday(11/6): 1917 The Russian Revolution begins in Russia.
Thursday(11/7): 1916 Jeannette Rankin became the first woman elected to Congress
Friday(10/11): 1968 The first staffed Apollo mission, Apollo 7, was launched.
Monday(10/14): 1964 MLK was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in civil rights.
Tuesday(10/15): 1914 President Wilson signed the Clayton AntiTrust Act making it illegal for companies to buy competitor's stock.
Wednesday(10/16): 1859 Abolitionist John Brown and his men captured the US arsenal at Harper's Ferry
Thursday(10/17): 1933 Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany.
Friday(10/4): 1957 The Soviet Union launches Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, into orbit.
Monday(10/7): 1968 The Motion Picture Association of America adopted its film-rating system.
Tuesday(10/8): 2001 George Bush creates the office of Homeland Security.
Wednesday(10/9): 2006 North Korea conducts 1st nuclear test.
Thursday(10/10): 1845 The U.S. Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, Md.
Friday(9/27): 1964 The Warren Commission reported that there was no conspiracy in the assassination of JFK.
Monday(9/30): 1949 The Berlin Airlift came to an end.
Tuesday(10/1): 2013 The U.S. Government shut down as Congress could not agree on a budget.
Wednesday(10/2): 1967 Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
Thursday(10/3): 1955 Captain Kangaroo and the Mickey Mouse Club premiered on T.V.
Friday(9/20): 1973 Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in a battle of the sexes tennis match.
Monday(9/23): 9/22/1862 President Lincoln issues his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation proposing to free all slaves in Rebel states in 1863.
Tuesday(9/24): 1991 Children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel dies at age 87.
Wednesday(9/25): 1957 Nine black children are escorted into Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. due to racial violence over desegregation.
Thursday(9/26): 1960 Richard Nixon and John Kennedy took part in the first televised Presidential debate.
Friday(9/13): 1948 Margaret Chase Smith becomes the first woman to serve in both houses of Congress
Monday(9/16): 1908 General Motors was founded by William C. Durant.
Tuesday(9/17): 1862 The bloodiest day in U.S. military history occurred at the Battle of Antietam.
Wednesday(9/18): 1850 Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act which required the return of escaped slaves to thier owners.
Thursday(9/19): 1957 The U.S. conducted its first underground nuclear test in Nevada.
Friday(9/6): 1901 President McKinley was shot by an anarchist and died 8 days later.
Monday(9/9): 1956 Elvis Presley appeared on television for the first time.
Tuesday(9/10): 1846 Elias Howe patented the sewing machine.
Wednesday(9/11): 9/11, 2001
Thursday(9/12): 1992 Dr. Mae Carol Jemison became the first black woman in space.
Friday(8/30): 1968 Thurgood Marshall was confirmed as the first African American Supreme Court justice.
Monday(9/2): Labor Day
Tuesday(9/3): 1939 England and France declared war on Germany to officially begin WWII.
Wednesday(9/4): 1957 Nine black students are denied entry to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas when trying to desegregate the schools.
Thursday(9/5): 1836 The Republic of Texas made military hero Sam Houston its first president.
Wednesday(8/28): 1963 MLK gives his "I have a dream." speech in Washington.
Thursday(8/29): 1949 The USSR tests their first atomic weapon.