President Abraham Lincoln of the U.S. signed the Homestead Act in 1862.
Movie legend John Wayne died in 1979.
Niagara Falls is 167 feet on the Canadian side and 120 feet on the United States side.
A blue whale’s heart beats 2 to 4 times every minute when its deep underwater.
Bram Stoker’s Dracula was published in 1897.
The most powerful earthquake was 9.2 magnitude in 1964.
John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.
Memorial Day became an official holiday in 1971 in the U.S.