1541 – Santiago, Chile, was founded.
1733 – Englishman James Oglethorpe founds Georgia and its first city at Savannah.
1870 – The Utah Territory grants women the right to vote.
1909 – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
1914 – The first stone of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. is put into place.
1963 – Construction begins on the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
1998 – A U.S. federal judge declared the presidential line-item veto was unconstitutional.
1999 – President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the U.S. Senate in his impeachment trial.
2000 – Charles Schulz, creator of the “Peanuts” comic strip, died of colon cancer at age 77.