ArchiveOn This Day in History, Mar. 26, 2021Holly Richardson·February 2, 2021·Last updated:May 4, 2021 Share 1874 – Robert Frost is born 1926 – Sandra Day O’Connor is born. She became the first female U.S. Supreme Court Justice. 1940 – Nancy Pelosi is born. 1953 – Dr. Jonas Salk announces the polio vaccine. The previous year, there were 58,000 new cases in the US alone. Mass vaccinations have nearly eradicated the disease. 1830 – The Book of Mormon was first offered for sale in E. B. Grandin’s bookstore in Palmyra, New York.