Spanish Influenza breaks out, Janet Reno is confirmed as the first female attorney general, and a massive earthquake and tsunami cripple Japan, all on this day.
1824: The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs, then known as the Office of Indian Affairs, with Thomas L. McKenney appointed as the first head of the office.
Credit: Ted Benson Jr.
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