Today in history – October 1, 2019

1890 – President Benjamin Harrison signs legislation creating Yosemite National Park.

1908 – Henry Ford introduced the Model-T automobile, selling it for $825.

1938 – Nazi troops march into the Sudetenland, annexing the border regions of Czechoslovakia.

1949 – Mao Zedong proclaimed the People’s Republic of China.

1992 – Dallas billionaire Ross Perot announced his candidacy for the presidency. He called his group the Reform Party.