Today in history – October 10, 2019

1845 – The U.S. Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, Md.

1973 – Vice President Spiro T. Agnew pleaded no contest to federal income tax evasion and resigned.

2002 – The House voted 296-133 to give President George W. Bush broad authority to use military force against Iraq.

2008 – Connecticut’s Supreme Court ruled that gay couples have the right to marry.