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1906 – The Great San Francisco Earthquake
1916 – Irving Langmuir received a patent for an incandescent gas lamp.
1897 – First Boston Marathon held
1995 – Oklahoma City bombing – a truck bomb at Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building kills 168 & injures 500
1877 – Ole Evinrude the inventor of the outboard marine engine was born.
1939 – John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” was copyrighted.
1897 – Simon Lake was granted a patent for an even keel submarine
1902 – Marie & Pierre Curie isolate the radioactive element radium chloride
753 – B.C. Rome founded
1895 – First movie projector demonstrated in United States
1828 – Noah Webster published the first American dictionary.
1857 – Albert Douglas patented a ladies bustle.
1931 – Ester Kiefer received a patent for ornamental paper
1915 – 1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WWI
1864 – The US minted the first coin with “In God We Trust” on it.
1884 – John Golding patented a process for metallic silk screening.
1955 – Congress declared that all coins would be minted with “In God We Trust”.