In 1810: Mexicans began their revolt against Spanish rule.
In 1893: Hundreds of thousands of settlers swarmed onto a section of land in Oklahoma known as the “Cherokee Strip.”
In 1919: The American Legion was incorporated by an act of Congress.
In 1972: “The Bob Newhart Show” premiered on CBS.
In 1974: President Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam War deserters and draft-evaders.