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

1886: In New York Harbor, President Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty (more info)

1919: The US Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto, paving the way for Prohibition to begin the following January (more info)

1965: Construction on the St. Louis Arch is completed (more info)

1998: President Bill Clinton signs the Digital Millennium Copyright Act into law (more info)

2005: Vice-President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis "Scooter" Libby, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case and resigns later that day (more info)