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

1858 – Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln declares “a house divided against itself cannot stand” (More info)

1903 – The Ford Motor Company is incorporated (More info)

1911 – IBM is founded as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (More info)

1963 – Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova of the USSR becomes the first woman in space (More info)

1967 – The Monterey Pop Festival begins (More info)