Historic Tech Events
President George Washington delivers the first State of the Union Address in New York City, which was the nation's capital at the time. This address set the precedent for the president to deliver an annual speech to Congress about the state of the nation.
Elvis Presley, the "King of Rock and Roll," is born in Tupelo, Mississippi. He became one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, and his music and image continue to be celebrated around the world.
The No Child Left Behind Act is signed into law by President George W. Bush. This legislation aimed to improve educational outcomes for all students by increasing accountability for schools and teachers.