TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY) - - Kickoff -

Septem­ber 28, 1892

The first night­time foot­ball game took place in Mans­field, Penn­syl­va­nia, as teams from Mans­field State Nor­mal and Wy­oming Sem­i­nary played un­der elec­tric lights to a score­less tie.

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The Congress of the Con­fed­er­a­tion voted to send the just-com­pleted Con­sti­tu­tion of the United States to state leg­is­la­tures for their ap­proval.

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