This was 287th day of the year and 79 days remained in the year.
The Continental Congress authorized the construction of a naval fleet.
The cornerstone of the White House was laid.
The Jewish organization B'nai B'rith was founded.
Boston defeated Pittsburgh in the first World Series.
Ed Sullivan died in New York City at age 72.
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