On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1862: Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Colorado.

On this Day in History in 1855: First train crosses Miss River’s first bridge, at Rock Island Illinois and Davenport Iowa.

On this Day in History in 753 B.C.E.: Romulus and Remus found Rome.

On this Day in History in 1998: Astronomers announced in Washington that they had discovered possible signs of a new family of planets orbiting a star 220 light-years away.

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.