The popular board game Monopoly® went on sale for the first time on this day in history 1935.
On this day in history 1788 Massachusetts ratified the U.S. Constitution, becoming the sixth state to join the Union.
In the year 1804 Joseph Priestley, British chemist, died being most known for his work on the isolation of gases led him to discover oxygen in 1774.
The 20th Amendment to the Constitution, which set the date for the president’s inauguration on Jan. 20, was adopted.
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard hit a golf ball and Edgar Mitchell threw a “javelin” on the moon in the year 1971 which landed in the same crater and remain on the Moon today.