1798 - The U.S. Congress passed the Sedition Act. The act made it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the U.S. government.
1868 - Alvin J. Fellows patented the tape measure.
DELAWARE, Oh (FOX44) - The production bus for the reality TV show, "Girls Gone Wild" lost part of its top near Columbus, Ohio.
The accident happened in Delaware, Ohio at a spot known as "The Can Opener."
1787 - The U.S. Congress, under the Articles of Confederation, enacted the Northwest Ordinance, which established the rules for governing the Northwest Territory, for admitting new states to the Union and limiting the expansion of slavery.
CORBETT, Or, (FOX44) - Firefighters in eastern Oregon spent the day trying to save a landmark hotel from burning down.
A fire broke out at the View Point Inn, which was featured in the movie Twilight, Sunday, July 10th.