On this day in 1659 William Robinson and Marmaduke Stevenson became the first Quakers to be executed in America.
In 1787 the first of the Federalist Papers were published in the New York Independent. The series of 85 essays, written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay, were published under the pen name “Publius.”
In 1858 Roland Macy opened Macy’s Department Store in New York City.
And in 1938 Du Pont announced “nylon” as the new name for its new synthetic yarn.
Quote of the Day
“Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.”
Today is Rex Carroll’s birthday. Rex, with Larry Howard.