Today in History
What happened on the 22nd of October in history?
Princeton University in New Jersey received its charter.
Andr‚-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute jump from balloon (Paris)
Sam Houston inaugurated as 1st elected pres of Republic of Texas
Original Metropolitan Opera House in NY held its grand opening
Pres Hoover spoke of `American system of rugged individualism.'
Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd shot dead by FBI in Ohio.
1st coml flight from mainland to Hawaii.
Apollo 7 crew returns
1st TV NFL game - Eagles vs Dodgers
Laos gains full independence from France.
West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center.
JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba beginning missile crisis.
Apollo 7 returns to Earth
Security Council Resol 338 - a cease fire to the Yom Kippur War
Yanks trade Bobby Murcer to Giants for Bobby Bonds
Cincinnati Reds win 1st World Series in 35 years
Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 lands on Venus
WDW's 100-millionth guest
Deposed Shah of Iran arrived in NY for medical treatment
US national debt tops $1 trillion
Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization was decertified
B.C. Universe created at 8:00 PM according to the 1650 pronouncement of Anglican archbishop James Ussher.