1847: The state of Michigan officially abolishes the death penalty in the state.
1872: Yellowstone National Park becomes the first U.S National Park.
1873: E-Remington and sons start construction on the first practical typewriter.
1917: As U.S involvement in World War I nears, the U.S government discloses the contents of the Zimmerman telegram to the public.
1932: The infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped.
1943: In World War II the Battle of Bismark begins.
1944: Roger Daltry of ‘the Who’ is born.
1947: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) starts its financial operations.
1961: The U.S Peace Corps is established by President John F Kennedy.
1968: the Los Angeles walkouts occur.
1971: A bomb that is later said to have been planted by the radical militant group the Weather Underground is planted in the U.S Capitol.