1847 - The U.S. Post Office issued its first adhesive stamps.
1862 - The U.S. Congress established the Bureau of Internal Revenue.
1863 - During the U.S. Civil War, the first day's fighting at Gettysburg began.
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1841 - The Erie Railroad rolled out its first passenger train.
1859 - Charles Blondin became the first person to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
1921 - The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) was formed.