1846 – “The Oregon Spectator”, based in Oregon City, became the first newspaper published on the Pacific coast.

1870 – 1st motion picture shown to a theater audience, Philadelphia

1904 – American occupation of Cuba ends

1918 – 1st US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W Thompson

1922 – Reader’s Digest magazine 1st published

1971 – Astronauts land on the moon in the Apollo 14 mission.