On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1881: Spelman College founded.
 
On this Day in History in 1965: 40 tornadoes strike US midwest killing 272 & injuring 5,000.
 
On this Day in History in 1775: The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
 
On this Day in History in 1940: Andrew Ponzi set a world’s record in a New York pocket billiards tournament when he ran 127 balls straight.

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1882: Wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks.
 
On this Day in History in 1790: Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard) created.
 
On this Day in History in 1910: The highest mountain in North America, Alaska’s Mt McKinley climbed.