The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn
An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1 English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Bosley, from the Old English personal name Bōsa or Bōt + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Americanized spelling of French Beausoleil , especially in New England.3 Altered spelling of German Bosler .