A Thought for the Day

Other notable events of this day:

  • 1789 – US President Washington set aside this day to observe the adoption of the Constitution of the United States.
  • 1825 – The first college social fraternity, Kappa Alpha, was formed at Union College in Schenectady, NY.
  • 1832 – Public streetcar service began in New York City.
  • 1942 – The motion picture “Casablanca” had its world premiere at the Hollywood Theater in New York City.
  • 1979 – The International Olympic Committee voted to re-admit China after a 21-year absence.

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