THIS DAY IN HISTORY

  • 1576 Eighty Years’ War: In Flanders, Spanish defeat Walloon and capture Antwerp
  • 1841 First wagon train arrives in California
 
  • 1862 Dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun in Indianapolis
  • 1879 African American inventor Thomas Elkins patents refrigerating apparatus
  • 1922 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt
  • 2008 Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States, defeating Republican candidate John McCain

Source: Onthisday.com

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