Today is International Accounting Day, National Forget-Me-Not Day, National Vanilla Cupcake Day, Sesame Street Day, USMC Day and World Science Day for Peace and Development Day
— On this date in 1775, the U.S. Marine Corps was founded.
— On this date in 1885, the first motorcycle was test driven
— On this date in 1908, the first Bible was placed in a hotel room
— On this date in 1940, Walt Disney began serving as an informant for the FBI; his job was to report information on Hollywood “subversives”
— On this date in 1951, the first long distance telephone call was placed
— On this date in 1969, Sesame Street premiered
— On this date in 1970, The Great Wall of China opened to the world for tourism
— On this date in 1982, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened in Washington, D.C.
— On this date in 1983, Microsoft released its Windows computer operating system