Today is Friday, June 14, 2024

The History of Today

1777 - The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the "Stars and Stripes" as the national flag of the United States.

1900 - Hawaii became a U.S. territory.

1922 - Warren G. Harding became the first U.S. president to be heard on radio. The event was the dedication of the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry.

1951 - "Univac I" was unveiled. It was a computer designed for the U.S. Census Bureau and billed as the world's first commercial computer.

Daily Quote

For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are those 'It might have been.'
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Tomorrow in The History of Today.