Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Today in History - 08 July

2007 Boeing launches it's newest aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

1933 Public Works Administration becomes effective

1900 1st night baseball, league game (Zanesville at Grand Rapids)

1889 Wall Street Journal begins publishing

1870 Congress authorizes registration of trademarks

1797 1st U.S. senator, William Blount of Tennessee, expelled by impeachment

1796 U.S. State Department issues 1st American passport

1654 1st Jewish colonist arrive in U.S. (Jacob Barsimson in Manhattan)

1497 Vasco da Gama departs for trip to India

951 Paris is founded

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