On this day in history 1587 Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded.
By receiving its charter in 1963, the College of William and Mary became the second institution of higher learning in the United State.
The National Weather Service was established in 1870 under the U.S. Army Signal Corps.
The gas chamber was used for the first time as a method of execution in the United States on Gee Jon, a gangster in Nevada on this day in history 1924.
President Jimmy Carter revealed his plan to reinstate selective service draft registration in the year 1980.
On this day in history 1990 our good friend Jimmy was born, happy birthday.