|Year|| Event |
|1789|| New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights. |
|1910|| Revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I. Madero. |
|1962|| Executive Order 11063, issued this date, prohibited racial discrimination in federally owned and operated housing, in public housing built with federal assistance, and new housing funded through FHA and VA loans. |
|1975|| An interim report by the U.S. Senate reveals that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had plotted to kill foreign leaders, including Fidel Castro of Cuba and Patrice Lumumba of the Congo. (From The Encarta® 2000) |
|1993|| Congress passed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which would significantly reduce trade barriers between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. |
|1996|| Today's Health Advisory: Eating out is dangerous to your health according to CSPI. (It may be that Eating In is also dangerous. They are looking into it.) More things to worry about. |
|1998|| Attorneys General from 46 states agree to a $206-billion, 25-year settlement with the U.S. tobacco industry. Did they spend the money as they were supposed to? Not likely. |
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