Thursday, September 29, 2011

This Day in History: September 29

-The United States Department of War first established a regular army with a force of several hundred men, 1789

-John D. Rockefeller becomes the second billionaire, 1916

-The first live sporting event seen coast-to-coast in the United States,  a college football game between Duke and the University of Pittsburgh, is televised on NBC, 1951

-Oman joins the Arab League, 1971

-The Nintendo 64 gaming was released in North America, 1996

-Holiday: Inventor's Day (Argentina)

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