1787 Methodist itinerant Francis Asbury spoke at Milford's Methodist Episcopal Church.

1940 Governor Printz Boulevard through Wilmington was made a dual road.

1990 A severe tornado in Greenville damaged 30 homes.

2013 The Michael N. Castle Trail was officially opened on the north side of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal near Summit Bridge.

Today's facts were compiled by historian Roger Martin and brought to you by the Delaware Public Archives.