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 in 1799: Congress standardizes US weights & measures.
On this Day in History in 1802: Congress passes an act calling for a US Capitol library.
On this Day in History in 1818: Congress decides on the US flag: 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars.
There are 469 seats out of 535 for re-election. Quit bitching voting doesn’t work, get out and vote, and maybe you’ll see some change.