On this date in 1921, a jury in Chicago rendered a "not guilty" verdict regarding one of the most infamous trials in baseball history. And in 1990, President George H.W. Bush made a major announcement.
On this date in 1927, a device considered a major medical breakthrough was installed at a hospital for the first time. And in 1928, test footage of a cartoon was released that would change the world forever.
On this date in 1916, a man by the name of William Boeing founded a new company that would later be a top name in aircraft. And in 1931, an American aviator became the first to accomplish this incredible feat.
It was on this date in 1643 that a certain meteorological event was recorded for the first time. And in 1937, a new food was introduced which gained popularity with U.S. soldiers during World War II and still remains around today.