1. In 1868, Oscar J Dunn elected Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana.
2. In 1893, T. W. Stewart received Patent for Mop
3. In 1899, F. W. Griffin received Patent for Pool Table Attachment
4. In 2005, The United States Senate issued a resolution addressing their delay in voting against American lynching. The decree voiced regret for the chamber’s unwillingness for decades to pass a law stopping lynching in America. Lynching has taken the lives of over 5,000 known people and thousands more who were never documented. The non-binding measure apologizes for the government’s failure and expresses the “most solemn regrets of the Senate to the descendants of victims of lynching.