1890. Navy beats Army, 24-0, in the first Army-Navy football game.
1910. The first patent for the traffic light system is issued.
1934. The Lions, as always, suck in a big event, when the Bears beat them 19-16 in the first nationally broadcast (by radio) NFL game.
1963. President Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy.
1972. Pong, the first commercially successful video game, is released.