Watch the video Memorable Moments: America’s historic upset overlooked by media on Yahoo Sports . Yahoo’s Global Anchor, Katie Couric, tells the story of the 1950 Men’s National team that pulled off one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history when the US defeated England. While the press hardly noticed, the history books were forever changed that day.
225th Anniversary of the First Congress: We’ll be posting documents and stories highlighting the establishment of the new government under the Constitution through March 2016.
On May 19, 1789 the Senate sent this resolution to the House of Representatives for approval. The resolution stated that a committee from the House and Senate would present the President the oath of office bill for his signature. The House passed the resolution on May 21. On June 1, the committee presented the bill to the President. The Oath of Office Act was the first bill signed into law during the First Congress.
Senate Resolution on Presenting the Oath Bill to the President, SEN 1A-J2, 5/19/1789, Records of the U.S. Senate