Friday, May 26, 2023

History for May 26

History for May 26 - 
John Wayne (Marion Mitchell Morrison, Marion Robert Morrison) 1907 - Actor, director, producer
  • 1835 - A resolution was passed in the (democrat controlled) U.S. Congress stating that Congress has no authority over state slavery laws.
  • 1836 - The U.S. House of Representatives adopted what has been called the Gag Rule.
  • 1896 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average appeared for the first time in the "Wall Street Journal."
  • 1908 - In Persia, the first oil strike was made in the Middle East.
  • 1940 - The evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, began during World War II.
  • 1959 - The word "Frisbee" became a registered trademark of Wham-O.
  • 1994 - U.S. President Clinton renewed trade privileges for China, and announced that his administration would no longer link China's trade status with its human rights record.

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