Events in History for Monday 4th January 2016

Today’s Significant Events 1847 — Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government. 1865 — The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters at 10–12 Broad near Wall Street in New York City. 1936 — Billboard magazine publishes its 1st music hit parade 1959 — Luna 1 (Mechta) becomes 1st craft to leave Earth’s gravity 1961 — Longest recorded strike…

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