Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1847 – The Treaty of Cahuenga ends the Mexican–American War in California (More info)

1968 – Johnny Cash performs live at Folsom State Prison (More info)

1910 – The first public radio broadcast takes place (More info)

1990 – Douglas Wilder of Virginia becomes America’s first elected African-American governor (More info)

1991 - An unlucky thief was captured immediately after stealing a van...a police officer on stake-out was in the back

1999 – Michael Jordan announces his second retirement from professional basketball; he would return again in 2001 (More info)

 

Today is also "Blame Someone Else Day", "National Peach Melba Day", and "Make Your Dreams Come True Day"....be careful what you wish for!!