Wednesday, June 23, 2021

History for June 23

History for June 23 -
Alan Turing 1912
  • 1836 - The U.S. Congress approved the Deposit Act, which contained a provision for turning over surplus federal revenue to the states..
  • 1865 - Confederate General Stand Watie, who was also a Cherokee chief, surrendered the last sizable Confederate army at Fort Towson, in the Oklahoma Territory.
  • 1868 - Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention that he called a "Type-Writer."
  • 1884 - A Chinese Army defeated the French at Bacle, Indochina.
  • 1904 - The first American motorboat race got underway on the Hudson River in New York.
  • 1938 - Marineland opened near St. Augustine, Florida.
  • 2004 - The U.S. proposed that North Korea agree to a series of nuclear disarmament measures over a three-month period in exchange for economic benefits.

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