Dr. Joyce Brothers 1927
- 1803 - The U.S. Senate approved the Louisiana Purchase.
- 1818 - The U.S. and Great Britain established the boundary between the U.S. and Canada to be the 49th parallel.
- 1903 - A joint commission ruled in favor of the U.S. concerning a dispute over the boundary between Canada and the District of Alaska.
- 1942 - Pierre Laval told the French workers that they must serve Germany.
- 1947 - Hollywood came under scrutiny as the House Un-American Activities Committee opened hearings into alleged Communist influence within the motion picture industry.
- 1993 - Attorney General Janet Reno warned the TV industry to limit the violence in their programs.