On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1704: 1st successful US newspaper; published in Boston by John Campbell, The Boston News-Letter.
 
On this Day in History in 1920: American Professional Football Association forms (NFL).
 
On this Day in History in 1875: The game “snooker” was invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain.

On this Day in History

On this Day in History:
 
1824: Popular presidential vote 1st recorded; Andrew Jackson beats J Q Adams.
 
1852: Franklin Pierce elected as president of US.
 
1880: James A. Garfield (R) elected 20th US President.
 
1920: Warren G. Harding elected 29th US President.
 
1948: US President Harry Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas E. Dewey.
 
1976: Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford (R) for US President.