Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1907 – Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory collectively enter the United States as Oklahoma, the 46th state (More info)

1914 – The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens (More info)

1938 – LSD is first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland (More info)

1973 – President Richard Nixon signs the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act into law, authorizing the construction of the Alaska Pipeline (More info)

2000 – Bill Clinton becomes the first US President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War (More info)