Events, March 9th

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.

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