By: Matthew Leemann
1721 - William Trent establishes Trent's Town, now Trenton which is the city's capital.
1789 - New Jersey was the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.
1869 - The first intercollegiate football game is played in New Brunswick.
1912 - New Jersey Governor Woodrow Wilson is elected President of the US.
Governor of New Jersey who became the 28th President of the U.S.
First known inhabitants of New Jersey, 6000 years ago.
First elected governor of New Jersey.