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 1853: 1st train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km).
 
On this Day in History in 1506: The cornerstone of the current St. Peter’s Basilica is laid.
 
On this Day in History in 1924: Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first “Crossword Puzzle Book.”