• On this day in 1963, President Johnson signed Executive Order 11129 designating facilities in Florida as the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

  • On this day in 1966, President Johnson issued a statement announcing a cutback in federal spending for the current fiscal year.

    ’I have ordered a fiscal 1967 budgetary cutback of $5.3 billion in Federal programs.

    ’With this reduction, we plan to achieve a $3 billion cut in Federal spending for the current fiscal year.’