On this day in 1789 George Washington took office as first elected U.S. president.
In 1803 the U.S. purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million.
In 1900 Casey Jones was killed while trying to save the runaway train “Cannonball Express.”
In 1972 the North Vietnamese launched an invasion of the South.
And in 1973 President Nixon announced resignation of Haldeman, Ehrlichman, and other top aides.
Quote of the Day
“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.”
Today is Willie Nelson’s birthday. From WillieNelsonVEVO
And some old Willie too. Or should I say young Willie….