December 15, 2015

December 15th

On December 15th in History Part I

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On December 15th in 1664 - English begin colonizing Connecticut

On December 15th in 1791 - In the U.S., the first ten amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, went into effect following ratification by the state of Virginia.

On December 15th in 1791 - 1st US law school established at University of Pennsylvania

On December 15th in 1810 - 1st Irish magazine in the US, Shamrock, is published

On December 15th in 1836 - Patent Office burns in Wash, DC

On December 15th in 1854 - In Philadelphia, the first street cleaning machine was put into use.

On December 15th in 1864 - Battle of Nashville, TN

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