1647 - A new law banned Catholic priests from the colony of Massachusetts. The penalty was banishment or death for a second offense.
1836 - The U.S. House of Representatives adopted what has been called the Gag Rule.
WASHINGTON (FOX44) – From its post-Civil War origins as a day when soldiers’ graves would be decorated, Memorial Day occurs during a season of rebirth – in national parks and in home towns across the country.
AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – England, he wowed them in Westminster. President Obama gave a speech to the British Parliament. The hot topic was working with the U.S. to fight freedom all around the world. He was the first U.S.