Today in history - Sept. 24
Today is Sunday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2006. There are 98 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Sept. 24, 1789, Congress passed the First Judiciary Act, which provided for an Attorney General and a Supreme Court.
On this date:
In 1869, thousands of businessmen were ruined in a Wall Street panic known as "Black Friday" after financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk attempted to corner the gold market.