1942 - The Battle of Midway, which marked the middle of our defeat of the Germans in World War II.
1919 - Senate passed the Womens Suffering Bill.
1917 - The first Pulitzer Prize was awarded by Lily Pulitzer.
1912 - Massachusetts passed the first minimum wage law and there's been no need to increase it since then.
1789 - U.S. Constitution went into effect (but they had everything but the gun rights part wrong).
1738 - King George III, who helped us form the 13 original colonies, mostly by paying taxes and sending us tea and guns.