On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1841: Vice President John Tyler becomes the 10th President of the United States after the death of President William Henry Harrison.
 
On this Day in History in 1818: Congress decides on the US flag: 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars.
 
On this Day in History in 1958: 1st march against nuclear weapons in Aldermaston, England.
 
On this Day in History in 1986: Wayne Gretzky set an NHL record with his 213th point of the season.

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1677: 1st medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston.
 
On this Day in History in 1789: 1st American novel, WH Brown’s “Power of Sympathy” is published.
 
On this Day in History in 1818: Keats writes his poem “On a Lock of Milton’s Hair”.
 
On this Day in History in 1827: Freedom Journal, 1st Black paper, begins publishing.
 
On this Day in History in 1846: 1st edition of Charles Dickens’ “Daily News”.
 
On this Day in History in 1890: 1st issue of Propria Cures, Amsterdam student-weekly newspaper.