Did you know:
1892 - The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited in unison by students in US public schools.
Brief History of the Pledge: http://www.oldtimeislands.org/pledge/pledge.htm
Farmers Day http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blfarm1.htm
1792 - In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.
Brief History of the White House http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/history/
•1789 - George Washington proclaims the first Thanksgiving Day. http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/stories/history/first-thanksgiving/
•1926 - The children's book Winnie-the-Pooh, by A.A. Milne, is first published.
About our Winne Pooh http://www.just-pooh.com/milne.html
•1878 - The Edison Electric Light Company begins operation.
•1882 - The Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.