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 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.