The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1920 The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, was declared in effect.

1939 Major league baseball was televised for the first time when experimental station W2XBS broadcast a doubleheader between the visiting Cincinnati Reds and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field.

1957 The Soviet Union announced that it had successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.


~ by thehalobender on August 26, 2009.

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