Bunsen Burner Day
1889 - In Paris, the Eiffel Tower officially opened.
1917 - The U.S. purchased and took possession of the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million.
1932 - The Ford Motor Co. debuted its V-8 engine.
1940 - La Guardia airport in New York officially opened to the public.
1958 - Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" was released.
Quote of the Day:
"So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else."
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe