Return to Daily IQ 1872A fine mess for Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony was fined $100 for trying to vote in the presidential election (she was trying to vote for President Grant). 1605 The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the English Parliament failed. 1895 George B. Selden of Rochester, N.Y., received the first U.S. patent for an automobile. 1940 President Franklin D. Roosevelt won an unprecedented third term in office when he defeated Wendell L. Willkie. 1968 The first black woman representative to serve in Congress, Shirley Chisholm, was elected. 1974 Ella T. Grasso became the first woman to win a gubernatorial office without succeeding her husband. 1989 Pianist Vladimir Horowitz died in New York at age 85. 1994 At 45, George Foreman, became the oldest heavyweight champion when he knocked out Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their WBA fight in Las Vegas. 2011 Former Penn State defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, is arrested on charges of 40 counts of sexual abuse over a 15-year period. 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: ?