Friday, September 29, 2023

History for September 29

History for September 29 -
Miguel de Cervantes 1547
  • 1789 - A regular army was established by the U.S. War Department with several hundred men.
  • 1951 - The first network football game was televised by CBS-TV in color. The game was between the University of California and the University of Pennsylvania.
  • 1953 - "Make Room for Daddy" premiered on ABC-TV.
  • 1960 - "My Three Sons" debuted on ABC-TV.
  • 1982 - In Chicago, IL, seven people died after taking capsules of Extra-Strength Tylenol that had been laced with cyanide. 264,000 bottles were recalled.
  • 2008 - The Dow Industrial Average lost 777 points. It was the largest one-day decline to date. The drop came after the U.S. House of Representatives had voted down a $700 billion bank bailout plan.

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