September 24: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(September 24, 1906)
Theodore Roosevelt declares Devils Tower in Wyoming to be the country's first national monument. photo source:


(September 24, 1960)
The Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched by the United States. photo source:

(September 24, 1973)
Guinea-Bissau Independence Day.

(September 24, 1995)
Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle feature in the British miniseries Pride and Prejudice, which received very high acclaim upon its TV debut. photo source:

(September 24, 2014)
India is the first Asian country to reach Mars orbit, and the first country in the world to do it on its first attempt, thanks to the Mars Orbiter Mission. photo source:

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