1865 - The American Dental Association proposed its first code of ethics.
1866 - The metric system was legalized by the U.S. Congress for the standardization of weights and measures throughout the United States.
Don has not changed much overnight and remains a Tropical Storm with sustained winds near 40mph. Don continues to move WNW at 9 mph. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the Texas coast in response to the latest forecast track.
BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Metro Council has killed Mayor/President Kip Holden's third bond proposal. Shortly before 5pm, Wednesday afternoon, the council decided not to vote on the proposal.
AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – South Africa, 21-hours after his family called an undertaker to take his corpse away, a man was up and walking again. Obviously he didn't die after an asthma attack like they thought.
BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - In the Capitol City, a piece of 9/11 was there to help raise money for firefighters and their families.
A piece of steel was in a stairwell of tower two, when it came crumbling down almost ten years ago.