The Only Things That Happened on This Day in History
1783: Britain declared a formal cessation of hostilities with its former colonies, the United States of America.
1789: George Washington is elected president
1902: Charles A. Lindbergh, the American aviator who became the first man to fly the Atlantic solo nonstop from the United States to Europe
1945: The Yalta Conference commences
1974: The Symbionese Liberation Army abducts Patty Hearst