1801: Thomas Jefferson elected President after tie with Aaron Burr - was decided by Congressional vote.
1904: "Madame Butterfly" premieres (now I'm confused, I thought it took place after world war 2? this is what happens when you get "culture" from hollywood)
1933: "Newsweek" magazine first published
1947: Supreme Court ruled that districts within states need to contain about the same populations [another reason you need to fill out your census when it comes]
1972: Nixon left for China
1985: US Postage stamp price is raised to 22cents for a first-class letter1996: Chess champion Kasparov won chess match against "Big Blue" the
1987: Bon Jovi #1 song "Living on a Prayer"
2000: Windows 2000 Professional was released
2002: TSA took over airport security
2008: Kosovo declared itself a seperate nation from Serbia & Russia
2009: President Obama signed the