1799 - The Bank of Manhattan Company opened in New York City, NY. It was the forerunner of Chase Manhattan.
1810 - The first plow with interchangeable parts was patented by John J. Wood.
1897 - The first section of Boston's subway system was opened.
1939 - World War II began when Germany invaded Poland.
1970 - The last episode of "I Dream of Jeannie" aired on NBC-TV. The show premiered was on September 18, 1965.
1985 - The Titanic was found by Dr. Robert Ballard and Jean Louis Michel in a joint U.S. and French expedition. The wreck site is located 963 miles northeast of New York and 453 miles southeast of the Newfoundland coast. The find was announced the next day.
1995 - Louis Armstrong was honored on a U.S. postage stamp.
1995 - Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum was opened with a seven-hour concert with dozens of stars.