On this day, in 1900 the Schuylerville Library Association was formed. In 1917, President Wilson publicly asks Congress for the power to arm merchant ships. In 1937, the Saratoga Grange held an oyster supper which netted $28. In 1950, a fire damaged Lawrence Peets home, at the corner of Ferry & Church Streets. In 1951, the 22nd Amendment is added to the Constitution limiting the Presidency to two terms. In 1966, Cub Scout pack 13 held a Blue & Gold dinner. In 1993, a bomb exploded in the garage of New York’s World Trade Center, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000 others.
On this day is a chronological timetable of events that occurred on this day in history around the Town of Saratoga. Discover what happened today in local history by subscribing to our blog at http://ift.tt/2czXtwq
(Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck for compiling this timetable.)