Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1781 – The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation (More info)

1790 – The first United States census is authorized (More info)

1872 – Yellowstone is established as the world’s first national park (More info)

1932 – The son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped (More info)

1961 – President John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps (More info)