1630-Boston founded
1776-Presidio of SF founded as Spanish fort
1787-US Constitution is adopted & formally signed
1789-William Herschel discovers Mimas satellite of Saturn
1819-1st whaling ship arrives in Hawaii
1862-Battle of Antietam Md; Confederate forces retreat
1908-Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight
1911-1st transcontinental airplane flight NY-Pasadena in 82 hrs 4 min
1920-National Football League formed in Canton Ohio
1927-Charles Lindbergh in SF
1953-1st succesSFul separation of Siamese twins
1956-Yanks clinch pennant #22 on Mantle\s 50th homer of the year
1963-The Fugitive premiers
1964-Bewitched premiers
1964-Mickey Mantle gets hits #1999 2000 & 2001
1967-Mission Impossible premiers
1968-Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of the Moon
1972-BART begins passenger service
1977-Dave Kingman hits his 1st Yankee homer Reggie hits 2 more
1978-Begin Sadat & Carter sign the Camp David accord
1978-Red Sox finally beat Yanks in Sept 1978 7-3
1985-Soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station