|Year|| Event |
|1973|| US declares a Speed Limit Reduction from 70 to 55 mph on our Interstate Highway system. This clear violation of federal powers was not corrected for 20 years. |
|1973|| Bloodless military coup ousts Greek President George Papadopoulos. |
|1990|| Lech Walesa wins in Poland's 1st popular election. |
|1993|| The parliament of Czechoslovakia voted to end the seventy-four-year-old federation of the Czech and Slovak states. |
|2002|| Citing "the dangers of a new era," President Bush (R) signed into law The Homeland Security Act, creating a Cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security -- a move that sets into motion the largest reorganization of the federal government in more than half a century. "Big Brother" is off and running! |
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