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1887 – Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show opens
1914 – Woodrow Wilson proclaims the first Mother’s Day holiday
1671 – Captain Blood steals crown jewels
1958 – Mattel’s Barbie doll was registered. The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by Ruth Handler (co-founder of Mattel), whose own daughter was called Barbara
1775 – Second Continental Congress convenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and issues paper currency for 1st time
1869 – Transcontinental railroad completed
1924 – J. Edgar Hoover begins his legacy with the FBI
1752 – Benjamin Franklin first tested his the lightning rod. Franklin invented the lightening rod and the iron furnace stove, bifocal glasses and the odometer.
1994 – Tiny Toon Adventures registered by Warner Brothers Inc.
1947 – B.F. Goodrich Co. announces development of tubeless tire
1934 – Dust storm sweeps from Great Plains across Eastern states
1751 – 1st hospital founded (Pennsylvania Hospital) in the 13 Colonies in America
1926 – Maxwell House Coffee Good to the last drop, was trademark registered
1903 – Teddy Roosevelt’s trip to San Francisco is captured on film
1961 – Lyndon B. Johnson visits South Vietnam
1970 – Blackmun confirmed to Supreme Court
1885 – Ottmar Mergenthaler received a patent for a machine for producing printing bars
1846 – President Polk declares war on Mexico
1607 – Jamestown settlers arrive
1898 – Edison sues over new motion-picture technology
1958 – VELCRO was trademark registered.