Today in History
What happened on the 19th of April in history?
- 1775 at Lexington Common - the shot 'heard round the world'.
- 1852 California Historical Society founded.
- 1874 Barracks on Alcatraz Island destroyed in fire.
- 1892 Charles Duryea takes the 1st American-made auto out for a spin.
- 1939 Connecticut finally approves the Bill of Rights (only 148 years late)