|Year|| Event |
|1847|| U.S. Army marches for Salt Lake City for a planned invasion to drive out the Mormon "insurgents". To their surprise, these peaceful people had a few tricks of their own which thwarted this particular government police action. |
|1929|| President Herbert Hoover (R) proclaimed the Kellogg-Briand Pact, which renounced war as an instrument of foreign policy. |
|1957|| The Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line, extending from Alaska's northwest coast eastward to Baffin Island, becomes operational. It warns of incoming missiles from the USSR. (From The Encarta® 2000 New World Timeline © Copyright 1998, Helicon Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.) |
|1974|| The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Nixon (R) had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the Watergate special prosecutor. |
|1993|| The Russian government announced it would invalidate billions of pre-1993 rubles. |
|2002|| U.S. House of Representatives votes to expel Representative James Traficant, [D-OH]. His hair piece too! |
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