On This Day in American History…

September 26, 1918: Beginning of the Argonne Offensive of World War One, in which 1 million American soldiers partook in battle.

September 27, 1908: The first version of Henry Ford’s Mode-T leaves the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan.

September 28, 1867: The United States takes control of Midway Island, one of many military based in the Pacific outside of Hawaii.

September 29, 1963: First tour of the Rolling Stones, featuring an opening act for Bo Diddley.

September 30, 1934: Babe Ruth plays his final game for the New York Yankees.

October 1, 1958: U.S. Space Agency Nasa begins operations, incorporating earlier National Advisory Council on Aeronautics

Facts courtesy of onthisday.com


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