1. 1910: The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated.

2. 1924: The first execution by gas chamber took place in Carson City, Nevada.

3. 1960: The first successful test of an American Titan intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was conducted.

4. 1960: The first eight stars were added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California.

5. 1971: The Nasdaq stock market index opened for the first time.