1693 – The College of William and Mary, second oldest college in the United States is chartered.
1870- The Fifteenth Amendment, guarenteeing voting rights regardless of race is ratified.
1910- The Boy Scouts of America is founded in Washington, D.C..
1922- President Warren G. Harding has a radio installed in the White House.
1971-The NASDAQ, the world’s first electronic stock market, begins operation.
1978- Senate debates are broadcast on radio for the first time.