In 1775, the Continental Congress created the U.S. Marine Corps.
In 1954, the USMC War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) was dedicated near Arlington National Cemetery.
In 1969, “Sesame Street” premiered on PBS.
In 1977, a human was conceived through in-vitro fertilization for the first time.
In 2001, China was approved for membership in the World Trade Organization.