August 07, 2004

Today / August 7

by PG

Today in History (1789) - The United States War Department is established; it retained that name until 1949. One hundred seventy five years later, Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which gave President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces.

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