Today In History
In 1832: John C. Calhoun became the first vice president of the United States to resign, stepping down over differences with President Jackson.
In 1846: Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the Union.
In 1897: “Cyrano de Bergerac,” the play by Edmond Rostand, premiered in Paris.
In 1945: Congress officially recognized the “Pledge of Allegiance.”