Today In U.S. History – 01/13/21

January 13th

• 1794 Congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes
• 1913 Delta Sigma Theta, the world’s largest Black Women’s Sorority is founded at Howard University, Washington, D.C.
• 1930 “Mickey Mouse” comic strip 1st appears
• 1942 Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies
• 1966 Lyndon B Johnson elects the 1st African American (Robert C Weaver-HUD) to presidential cabinet
• 1978 NASA select its first American women astronauts
• 1992 American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane