Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1215 – King John of England puts his seal on the Magna Carta (More info)

1775 – George Washington accepts an assignment to lead the Continental Army (More info)

1844 – Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber (More info)

1864 – Arlington National Cemetery is established (More info)

1916 – President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America (More info)