Return to Daily IQ 1796A treatment for smallpoxEdward Jenner administered the first smallpox vaccine to 8-year-old James Phipps. 1804 The Lewis and Clark expedition set out from St. Louis. 1904 The Olympic Games were held in the United States for the first time, in St. Louis, Missouri. 1948 British rule in Palestine came to an end as The Jewish National Council proclaimed the State of Israel. Within hours, Israel was under attack from Arab forces. 1955 The Warsaw Pact was signed by the Soviet Union and seven other Communist bloc countries. It finally dissolved in 1991. 1973 Skylab, the United States? first space station, was launched into orbit. 1998 Frank Sinatra died at the age of 82. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: ?