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Friday(11/30): 1993 The Brady Bill requiring a five-day waiting period for hundgun purchases is signed.
Monday(12/3): 1967 Christian Barnard performs the first successful heart transplant.
Tuesday(12/4): 1945 The Senate approved U.S. participation in the United Nations.
Wednesday(12/5): 1848 President Polk triggered the Gold Rush by confirming gold had been discovered in California.
Thursday(12/6): 1884 Construction of the Washington Monument was completed.
Monday(11/26): 1789The first national Thanksgiving Day was proclaimed by George Washington.
Tuesday(11/27): 1973 Gerald Ford was confirmed by the Senate to succeed Spiro Agnew as Vice President
Wednesday(11/28): 1943 Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin met in Tehran for their first meeting during WWII.
Thursday(11/29): 1947 The United Nations voted to grant the Jewish people a homeland in Palestine.
WEEK 13 Thanksgiving week no HITS
Friday(11/9): 1989 The border between East and West Germany was opened and the Berlin Wall began to be dismantled.
Monday(11/12): Veteran's Day
Tuesday(11/13): 1942 The draft age was lowered to 18 from 21.
Wednesday(11/14): 1995 The U.S. government begins a partial shutdown after no budget was passed.
Thursday(11/15): 1969 The largest anti-war protest occurred in Washington, D.C.
Friday(11/2): 1948 Dewey wins!!! OOPS!! Truman defeats Dewey.
Monday(11/5): 1895 The first patent for an automobile was awarded.
Tuesday(11/6): Election day
Wednesday(11/7): 1944 FDR elected to a fourth term as President.
Thursday(11/8): 1966 Edward Brooke became the first african-American elected to the Senate since Reconstruction
Friday(10/12): 2000 17 U.S. sailors are killed by terrorists with the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen.
Monday(10/15): 1991 Clarence Thomas was confirmed as Supreme Court Justice.
Tuesday(10/16): 1859 Abolitionist John Brown captured the U.S. arsenal at Harper's Ferry.
Wednesday(10/17): 1931 Al Capone was convicted on charges of income tax evasion.
Thursday(10/18): 1867 The U.S. took possession of Alaska from Russia.
Friday(10/5): 1921 The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time.
Monday(10/8): 1871 The Great Fire of Chicago started.
Tuesday(10/9): 1845 The U.S. Naval Academy opened.
Thursday(10/11): 1939 Albert Einstein delivers a letter to FDR expressing concerns over the possibility of nuclear weapons.
Friday(9/28): 1924 Two US Army planes landed in Seattle after completing the first round the world flight.
Monday(10/1): 1908 Henry Ford introduced the first mass-produced automobile, the Model T.
Tuesday(10/2): 1950 The "Peanuts" comic strip first appears in newspapers.
Wednesday(10/3): 1990 East and West Germany unite after 45 years of separation.
Thursday(10/4): 1957 The U.S.S.R. launched the first satelite, Sputnik, into orbit.
Friday(9/21): Sept 22, 1862 President Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation.
Monday(9/24): Teacher Workday
Tuesday(9/25): 1981 Sandra Day O'Connor was sworn in as the first female Supreme Court Justice.
Wednesday(9/26): 1960 Richar Nixon and John Kennedy took part in the first televised Presidential debate.
Thursday(9/27): 1964 The Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Friday(9/14): 1940 Congress passed the Selective Service Act.
Monday(9/17): 1862 The bloodiest day in U.S. military history occurred at the Battle of Antietam.
Tuesday(9/18): 1850 Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act.
Wednesday(9/19): 1881 President James Garfield died of a gunshot wound.
Thursday(9/20): 1973 Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a battle of the sexes tennis match.
Friday(9/7): 1979 The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network(ESPN) made its debut on cable TV.
Monday(9/10): 1846 Elias Howe of Massachusetts received patent for his sewing machine.
Wednesday(9/12): 1992 Dr. Mae Carol Jemison became the first black woman in space.
Thursday(9/13): 1993 Israeli Prime Minister Ytzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasir Arafat shook hands at the Dayton Peace Accords.
Friday(8/31): 1887 Thomas Edison received his patent for his Kinetoscope and motion pictures were born.
Monday(9/3): Labor Day
Tuesday(9/4): 1888 George Eastman patented his camera and registered the Kodak trademark.
Wednesday(9/5): 1836 The Republic of Texas made military hero Sam Houston its first President.
Thursday(9/6): 1901 President McKinley was shot by an anarchist in Buffalo, NY. McKinley died on Sept. 14.
Tuesday(8/28): 1963 MLK gives his "I have a dream." speech in Washington.
Wednesday(8/29): 1949 The USSR tests their first atomic weapon.
THursday(8/30): 1963 A "hotline" was installed connecting the White House to the Kremlin(USSR.