1895 1st cartoon comic strip is printed in a newspaper
1909 1st rugby match (Twickenham)
1916 San Diego Zoo founded
1923 Edwin Hubble identifies Cepheid variable star
1962 The Beatles release their first record, “Love Me Do”
1970 PBS becomes a US television network.
1846 Neptune’s moon Triton discovered by William Lassell
1899 African-American inventor Issac R. Johnson patents the bicycle frame
1933 1st synthetic detergent, “Dreft” by Procter & Gamble, goes on sale
1609 Children’s rhyme “Three Blind Mice” published in London
1792 First celebration of Columbus Day in the USA held in New York
1915 Ford Motor Company under Henry Ford manufactures its 1 millionth Model T automobile
1630 In Boston the 1st general court is held
1914 US post office 1st used an automobile to collect & deliver mail
1953 1st jet transcontinental nonstop scheduled service
1810 US annexes West Florida from Spain
1904 First section of New York subway – Lower Manhattan to Broadway Harlem, opened by Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT), fare one nickel
1925 Water skis patented by Fred Waller