Today in History

  • 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote, was ratified by Tennessee, giving it the two-thirds majority needed to become national law.

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  • Jay Treaty signed

    President George Washington signed the Jay Treaty with Great Britain, temporarily averting further war.
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  • First ground battle of Vietnam

    Operation Starlite, the first major U.S. ground battle of the Vietnam War, was executed successfully when 5,500 Marines destroyed a Viet Cong stronghold.
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