- March 1, 1781 the Articles of the Confederation are ratified by all thirteen states
- 1845 President Tyler signs a resolution annexing the Republic of Texas
- 1872 Yellowstone becomes world’s 1st national park.
- In 1937 US Steel raises workers’ wages to $5 a day
- 1954 four members of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Movement open fire in US House of Representatives injuring 5 Representatives
- 1962 K-Mart opens
- 1971 a bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington DC is credited to the “Weather Underground”
There is some ugly stuff in the preceding information, I give you the 37th Miss USA in 1988 Courtney Ann Gibbs-Mokarow, 21, (Texas). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sd-UzknaV0