On July 18, 1894, the post office issued the first US postage stamp printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).
On June 25, 1918, Stock Transfer stamps were approved for use.
On April 1, 1845, the US Post Office Department inaugurated the first commercial telegraph service.
29th president of the United States Warren Gamaliel Harding was born November 2, 1865, in Blooming Grove, Ohio.
On September 2, 1871, the first Proprietary stamps with their own Scott designation (RB) were issued.
On September 1, 1866, the first US Beer stamps were issued.
On August 24, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Potato Control Law, which led to the creation of short-lived Potato stamps.
On August 1, 1894, a tax was imposed on playing cards as part of the Wilson Bill.