TODAY IN HISTORY
The United States Navy had its origins as the Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet.
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.
President Herbert Hoover and Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes laid the cornerstone for the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington.
In Boulder, Colorado, the JonBenet Ramsey grand jury was dismissed after 13 months, saying there wasn’t enough evidence to charge.