Today In History
In 1779: John Adams was named to negotiate the Revolutionary War’s peace terms with Britain.
In 1825: The first locomotive to haul a passenger train was operated by George Stephenson in England.
In 1964: The Warren Commission issued a report concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone in assassinating President Kennedy.
In 1994: More than 350 Republican congressional candidates signed the Contract with America, a 10-point platform they pledged to enact if the GOP won a House majority.