SEPTEMBER 24th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1789 : The First Supreme Court | & more about history on this day in the video… The Judiciary Act of 1789 was passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States, which was a tribunal of 6 justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement.
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1664 ~ The Dutch Republic surrendered New Amsterdam to England.
1789 ~ The United States Congress passed the Judiciary Act which created the office of the United States Attorney General and the federal judiciary system, which ordered the composition of the Supreme Court of the United States.
1841 ~ The Sultan of Brunei surrendered Sarawak to the United Kingdom.
1852 ~ The 1st airship powered by engine travelled 17 miles (27 km) from Paris to Trappes. The airship created by Henri Giffard was powered by steam.
1853 ~ Admiral Despointes formally took possession of New Caledonia in the name of France.
1869 ~ Gold prices plummeted after Ulysses S. Grant ordered the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold during Black Friday, after Jay Gould and James Fisk plotted to control the market.
1890 ~ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounced polygamy.
1906 ~ U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower in Wyoming as the nation’s 1st National Monument.
1911 ~ Britain’s first rigid airship, His Majesty’s Airship No. 1, was wrecked by strong winds before its maiden flight at Barrow-in-Furness.
1932 ~ Gandhi and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar agreed to the Poona Pact, which reserved seats in the Indian provincial legislatures for the Depressed Classes.
1946 ~ Cathay Pacific Airways was founded in Hong Kong.
1948 ~ The Honda Motor Company was founded.
1950 ~ Forest fires blacked out the sun over portions of Canada and New England, with a blue moon seen from Europe.
1957 ~ Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe was opened in Barcelona.
1960 ~ USS Enterprise, the world’s 1st nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was launched.
1968 ~ 60 Minutes debuted on CBS.
1968 ~ Swaziland joined the United Nations.
1979 ~ CompuServe launched the first consumer internet service, which featured the first public electronic mail service.
1990 ~ Periodic Great White Spot was observed on Saturn.
2005 ~ Hurricane Rita made landfall in the United States, and devastated Beaumont, Texas and parts of south western Louisiana.
2014 ~ The Mars Orbiter Mission known as MOM, launched into Earth by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in 2013, successfully inserted into orbit of Mars.
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