The U. S. Post Office was established this date in 1794.
Coca-Cola (often referred to simply as Coke) is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia. Originally intended as a patent medicine, it was sold for the first time this date in 1886 by John Pemberton. The drink’s name refers to two of its original ingredients, which were kola nuts (a source of caffeine) and coca leaves.
Victory in Europa (VE) Day celebrated with Germany’s unconditional surrender in 1945.
MAD Magazine hit newsstands this date in 1952.