1820 – The U.S. Congress passed the Land Act that paved the way for westward expansion of North America.
1822 – Charles M. Graham received the first patent for artificial teeth.
1832 – Abraham Lincoln announced that he would run for a political office for the first time. He was unsuccessful in his run for a seat in the Illinois state legislature.
1897 – A patent was issued to William Spinks and William Hoskins for cue chalk.
1936 – The German press warned that all Jews who vote in the upcoming elections would be arrested.
1959 – Mattel introduced Barbie at the annual Toy Fair in New York.
1964 – Production began on the first Ford Mustang. (Image: wikipedia.org)
1969 – “The Smothers Brothers’ Comedy Hour” was canceled by CBS-TV.
1975 – Elvis Presley began his final recording session at RCA’s Hollywood studios.
1987 – Chrysler Corporation offered to buy American Motors Corporation.