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    Posted: 14-Jun-2018 at 06:21
There are too many notable events to be put on one post in the Today in History thread so I decided to make another one only for events in the American history.

So, today, March 5:

1623 - 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia
1743 - 1st US religious journal, The Christian History, published, Boston
1770 - Boston Massacre, British troops kill 5 in crowd. Crispus Attackus becomes 1st black to die for American freedom
1821 - Monroe is 1st pres inaugurated on March 5th, because 4th was Sun
1836 - Mexico attacks Alamo
1836 - Samuel Colt manufactures 1st pistol, 34-caliber "Texas" model
1842 - Over 500 Mexican troops led by Rafael Vasquez invade Texas, briefly occupy San Antonio and then head back to the Rio Grande.
1845 - Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to western US
1849 - Zachary Taylor sworn in as 12th president
1856 - Georgia becomes 1st state to regulate railroads
1862 - Union troops under brig-gen Wright occupy Fernandina Florida
1868 - US Senate organizes to decide charges against Pres Andrew Johnson
1872 - George Westinghouse Jr patents triple air brake for trains
1877 - Rutherford B Hayes inaugurated as 19th US president
1894 - Seattle authorizes 1st municipal employment office in US
1897 - American Negro Academy forms
1899 - 1st performance of Edward MacDowell's 2nd Concerto in D
1900 - American Hall of Fame found
1923 - 1st old age pension plans in US established by Montana & Nevada
1923 - Montana & Nevada become 1st states to enact old age pension laws
1924 - Computing-Tabulating-Recording Corp becomes IBM
1927 - 1,000 US marines land in China to protect American property
1935 - 1st premature baby health law in US (Chicago)
1945 - Generals Eisenhower, Patton & Patch meet in Luneville
1945 - US 7th Army Corps captures Cologne
1945 - US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
1962 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 - Edison Theater opens at 240 W 47th St NYC
1970 - Nuclear non-proliferation treaty goes into effect
1984 - US accuse Iraq of using poison gas
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