SEPTEMBER 29th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 2005 : Reporter Judith Miller was released from prison | & more about history on this day in the video… New York Times reporter Judith Miller was released from a federal detention center in Alexandria, Virginia, after agreeing to testify in the investigation into the leaking of the identity of covert CIA officer Valerie Plame.

MAJOR EVENTS iN HiSTORY ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 29th …see the timeline below for more details, births & events…

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1789 ~ The United States Department of War first established a regular army with several hundred men.

1789 ~ The 1st United States Congress adjourned.

1885 ~ The first practical public electric tramway in the world was opened, in Blackpool, England.

1949 ~ The Communist Party of China wrote the Common Programme for the future People’s Republic of China.

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

1954 ~ The convention establishing CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, was signed.

1962 ~ Alouette 1, the first Canadian satellite was launched.

1966 ~ The Chevrolet Camaro (originally the Chevrolet Panther) was introduced.

1988 ~ NASA launched the STS-26 Space Shuttle mission,  known as the return to flight mission, after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

1990 ~ Construction of the Washington National Cathedral was completed.

2004 ~ The asteroid 4179 Toutatis passed within 4 lunar distances of Earth.

2007 ~ Calder Hall, the world’s first commercial nuclear power station was demolished in a controlled explosion.

2008 ~ The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 777.68 points, after the bankruptcies of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual, becoming the largest single-day point loss in its history.

2009 ~ An 8.0 magnitude earthquake near the Samoan Islands caused a tsunami.

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