On September 26, 2000, police in Prague scuffled
with and arrested dozens of violent protesters who were attempting
to disrupt the G-20 economic summit taking place there. Despite
hurling stones and Molotov cocktails at security forces, the
anti-globalization activists failed to prevent meetings as they did
in Seattle during the 1999 G-20 conference.
On September 26, 1789, John
Jay was commissioned as the first Chief Justice
of the United States following his confirmation by the Senate.