Thursday, May 26, 2011

This Day in History...

-The Indian Removal Act is passed by Congress; Andrew Jackson signs it into law 2 days later, 1830

-Russia and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Gandamak establishing an Afghan state, 1879

-The novel Dracula is published, 1897

-Miles Davis, American jazz trumpeter and composer, born, 1926

-British Guiana gains its independence becoming Guyana, 1966

-Terry Nichols is convicted of 161 state murder charges in connection with the Oklahoma City Bombing, 2004

-Holiday: National Sorry Day (Australia)

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