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  • New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 24, 1789

    George Washington

    Anxious and painful sensations

    New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 24, 1789

    Washington had "anxious and painful sensations" about leaving the "domestic felicity" of Mount Vernon, but departed for New York City on April 23 to be inaugurated.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Apr 24, 1800

    Library of Congress

    Library of Congress was subsequently established

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Apr 24, 1800

    The Library of Congress was subsequently established April 24, 1800 when President John Adams signed an act of Congress providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. Part of the legislation appropriated $5,000 "for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress ... and for fitting up a suitable apartment for containing them". Books were ordered from London, and the collection consisted of 740 books and three maps which were housed in the new United States Capitol.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 24, 2019

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook Said It Could Face a Fine between $3 Billion To $5 Billion as The Result of an Investigation by The Federal Trade Commission

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 24, 2019

    On April 24, 2019, Facebook said it could face a fine between $3 billion to $5 billion as the result of an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The agency has been investigating Facebook for possible privacy violations, but has not announced any findings yet.




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