Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882)
A great American Milestone: Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock on this day in 1620!
Other important events on this day in history:
1777 - The first Thanksgiving was actually held, celebrating a victory in the Revolutionary War.
1787- New Jersey becomes the third state to ratify one of my favorite documents, the Constitution. They've been polluting our climate and our gene pool ever since...
1878- The last of the Molly Maguires was executed.
1915- U.S. President Woodrow Wilson marries Edith Bolling Galt Wilson. This was the last time a sitting President got married.
1996- The Oakland, California school board passes a resolution officially declaring "Ebonics" a language or dialect.
It is also the birthday of Archduke Franz Ferdinand,
Betty Grable, Steven Spielberg, Brad Pitt, Christina Aguilera and it's Republic Day in Niger