historical events

This Date In History
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1775 – Congress establishes the United States Post Office and names Benjamin Franklin the first US Postmaster General (More info)
1908 – The Office of the Chief Examiner, which later becomes the Federal …
This Date In History
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1543 – King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace (More info)
1812 – The United States invades Canada at Windsor, Ontario (More info)
This Day In History
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1798 – The United States Marine Corps is re-established after being disbanded following the  Revolutionary War (More info)
1804 – Former US Vice President Aaron Burr fatally wounds former Secretary …
This Day In History
For your "down time" today, here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1861 – Tennessee became the 11th (and last) state to secede from the Union (More info)
1949 – George Orwell's '1984' is published (More info)
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