this day in history

This Day in History for July 8
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1776 – The first public reading of the Declaration of Independence happens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after which the Liberty Bell is rung (More info) 1777 – Vermont becomes the first colony to …
This Day in History for June 23 – Burger Sworn In and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1868 – Christopher Latham Sholes receives a patent for the typewriter (More info) 1969 – Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren (…