July 21st - Today in American History
1733 - John Winthrop was granted the first honorary Doctor of Law Degree given by Harvard College in Cambridge, MA.
1861 - The first major battle of the U.S. Civil War began with the Battle of Bull Run at Manassas Junction, VA. The Confederates won the battle.
1873 - Jesse James and the James Younger Gang stage the first successful train robbery in the American Old West of the Rock Island Lines at Adair, Iowa. The total amount secured by the robbers was $2,337. (pictured above)
1949 - The U.S. Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty, the treaty establishing NATO by a vote of 82 – 13.
2017 - Licensed Loan Originators contacted American Mortgage Bank to apply for the Contract Originator Program to take applications for residential loans in states they're NOT licensed. Contact: Trent@AmericanMB.com or (405) 285-1234 ext. 141.