TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Daily Times (Primos, PA) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Oct. 13, 1999

The Se­nate re­jected the Com­pre­hen­sive Nu­clear Test Ban Treaty, with 48 sen­a­tors vot­ing in fa­vor and 51 against, far short of the 67 needed for rat­i­fi­ca­tion.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1775

The United States Navy had its ori­gins as the Con­ti­nen­tal Congress or­dered the con­struc­tion of a naval fleet.

1792

The cor­ner­stone of the ex­ec­u­tive man­sion, later known as the White House, was laid by Pres­i­dent Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton dur­ing a cer­e­mony in the Dis­trict of Columbia.

1845

Texas vot­ers rat­i­fied a state con­sti­tu­tion.

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