|Minuit and the Lenapes|
1798 - The Irish Rebellion of 1798 begins. Not a good thing for the Irish. The rebels were hunted down and hung and their dreams of independence dashed when the Act of Union was passed in 1803 incorporating Ireland into the United Kingdom. Not what they had in mind at all.
|Morse sending his last telegram|
|Queen Victoria as a child|
Yes, she was actually once a child.
1856 - Anti-slavery nutcase, John Brown, and his men murdered five slavery supporters at Pottawatomie Creek, Kansas.