Houghtaling's Handbook of Useful Information ©1887 say:
Friday, Columbus sailed on his voyage of discovery, Friday he discovered America. Friday, St. Augustine, Fla., the oldest town in the United States, was founded. Friday, Geo. Washington was born. Friday, Bunker Hill was seized and fortified. Friday the surrender of Saratoga was made. Friday, Cornwallis surrendered Yorktown. Friday, the Pilgrims arrived.
It's Friday, enjoy your weekend.