September 24, 1789 in History

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Events in History

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President George Washington nominates John Jay the 1st Chief Justice

Ist US Chief Justice John Jay
Ist US Chief Justice
John Jay
  • US Attorney General Office is created
  • US Congress establishes Post Office Department following the new constitution
  • US Federal Judiciary Act is passed & creates a six-person Supreme Court