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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018

Today is Tuesday, October 16, the 289th day of 2018. There are 76 days left in the year.

1775 — Portland, Maine burned by British

1829 — Tremont Hotel, first U.S. modern hotel opens (Boston)

1841 — Queens University in Kingston is chartered

1846 — Dentist William T Morton demonstrated the effectiveness of ether

1848 — First U.S. homeopathic medical college opens in Pennsylvania

1849 — Avery College establishes in Allegheny, Pennsylvania

1912 — Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series

1916 — Margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic

1923 —Disney founded

1925 — Texas School Board prohibits teaching of evolution


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