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1975 – Jaws released
1782 – Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States
1947 – Bugsy Siegel, organized crime leader, is killed
1840 – Samuel Morse was granted a patent for telegraphy signals
1788 – U.S. Constitution ratified
1982 – Hinckley not guilty by reason of insanity
1834 – Cyrus McCormick of Virginia patented the reaper for the cultivation of grain
1944 – FDR signs G.I. Bill
2001 – Blockbuster hit movie “The Fast and the Furious” released
1954 – The antacid Rolaids was trademark registered
1847 – The donut was invented
1992 – John Gotti “Teflon Don” sentenced to life
1972 – Nixon signs Higher Education Act
1964 – Arthur Melin was granted a patent for his Hula-hoop
1902 – “Mercedes” registered as a brand name
1868 – Christopher Latham Sholes patents the “Type-writer”
1812 – Napoleon’s Grande Armee invades Russia
1901 – Picasso exhibited in Paris
1997 – U.S. Air Force reports on Roswell
1873 – Mark Twain patented a scrapbook
1963 – The first demonstration of a home video recorder took place at BBC Studios in London, England