TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Sept. 29, 1789

The U.S. War De­part­ment es­tab­lished a reg­u­lar army with the strength of sev­eral hun­dred men. ALSO ON THIS DATE

1829

Lon­don’s re­or­ga­nized po­lice force, which be­came known as Scot­land Yard, went on duty.

1965

Pres­i­dent Lyn­don John­son signed the Na­tional Foun­da­tion on the Arts and the Hu­man­i­ties Act of 1965, cre­at­ing the Na­tional En­dow­ment for the Hu­man­i­ties and the Na­tional En­dow­ment for the Arts.

1982

Ex­tra-Strength Tylenol cap­sules laced with deadly cyanide claimed the first of seven vic­tims in the Chicago area. (To date, the case re­mains un­solved.)

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