43 BC: Second Triumvirate alliance of Roman leader Octavian (later Caesar Augustus), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony formed
1778: British explorer Captain James Cook is the first European to visit Maui in the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii)
1789: 1st national Thanksgiving in America
1791: 1st US cabinet meeting, held at George Washington’s home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph attend.
1865: “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll is published in America
1922: English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun’s virtually intact tomb in Egypt