Today in History- April-22, From President Washington to Barbara Walters

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Today in History- April-22, From President Washington to Barbara Walters

Read on to know what happened today in history from, the motto of the coin to the first female broadcaster

H.R. 619, a bill that required that the inscription "In God we trust" appear on all paper and coin currency, was signed into law by President Eisenhower on July 30, 1956. The United States Code at 36 U.S.C. § 302, now states: "'In God we trust' is the national motto.

Today, we look back on all the happenings in history on this day,

1792

President George Washington proclaims American neutrality in the war in Europe.

The Proclamation of Neutrality was a formal announcement issued by U.S. President George Washington on April 22, 1793 that declared the nation neutral in the conflict between France and Great Britain. It threatened legal proceedings against any American providing assistance to any country at war.

1889

The Oklahoma land rush officially starts at noon as thousands of Americans race for new, unclaimed land.

The land run started at high noon on April 22, 1889, with an estimated 50,000 people lined up for their piece of the available two million acres.

1955

Congress orders all U.S. coins to bear the motto “In God We Trust.”

H.R. 619, a bill that required that the inscription “In God we trust” appear on all paper and coin currency, was signed into law by President Eisenhower on July 30, 1956. The United States Code at 36 U.S.C. § 302, now states: “‘In God we trust’ is the national motto.”

1976

Barbara Walters becomes the first female nightly news anchor on network television.

In 1976, Barbara continued to be a pioneer for women in broadcasting by becoming the first female co-anchor of a network evening news program, alongside Harry Reasoner on the ABC Evening News. From 1979 to 2004, Walters worked as a producer and co-host on the ABC news magazine 20/20.

Source-https://www.historynet.com/today-in-history

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