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#OTD September 30, 1918, President Wilson spoke to Congress in support of the 19th Amendment. More: http://bit.ly/1BYrDwt

#OTD September 30, 1918, President Wilson spoke to Congress in support of the 19th Amendment. More: http://bit.ly/1BYrDwt

Confederate General Robert E. Lee Portrait Print Photograhed by Mathew Brady Engraved by J.C. McRae by zazzle.com/sovereigns*

Confederate General Robert E. Lee Portrait Print

Confederate General Robert E. Lee Portrait Print Photograhed by Mathew Brady Engraved by J.C. McRae by zazzle.com/sovereigns*

February 25, 1870: Hiram Rhodes Revels, (R-MS), was sworn into the U.S. Senate, becoming the first African American ever to serve in Congress.

February 25, 1870: Hiram Rhodes Revels, (R-MS), was sworn into the U.S. Senate, becoming the first African American ever to serve in Congress.

#OTD December 10, 1898, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. Image: Cleveland World, 8/12/1898

#OTD December 10, 1898, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. Image: Cleveland World, 8/12/1898

James Monroe White House portrait 1819 - James Monroe - Wikimedia Commons

James Monroe White House portrait 1819 - James Monroe - Wikimedia Commons

#OTD October 25, 1774, Congress petitions King George to address the grievances of the American colonies. Image courtesy of LOC Franklin Exhibit

#OTD October 25, 1774, Congress petitions King George to address the grievances of the American colonies. Image courtesy of LOC Franklin Exhibit

3/30/1981 -  John Hinckley Jr. attempts to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in a crowd of onlookers and security personnel--including police and Secret Service officers--outside a Hilton hotel in Washington, D.C. When asked about his motive for shooting the president, Hinckley revealed that he was seeking to gain the attention of the actress Jodie Foster.

Behind the Photos: the Attempted Assassination of President Reagan Revisited

3/30/1981 - John Hinckley Jr. attempts to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in a crowd of onlookers and security personnel--including police and Secret Service officers--outside a Hilton hotel in Washington, D.C. When asked about his motive for shooting the president, Hinckley revealed that he was seeking to gain the attention of the actress Jodie Foster.

The Beer Hall Putsch (also known as the Munich Putsch) was a failed attempt at revolution that occurred between the evening of 8 November and the early afternoon of 9 November 1923, when Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler, Generalquartiermeister Erich Ludendorff, and other heads of the Kampfbund unsuccessfully tried to seize power in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

The Beer Hall Putsch (also known as the Munich Putsch) was a failed attempt at revolution that occurred between the evening of 8 November and the early afternoon of 9 November 1923, when Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler, Generalquartiermeister Erich Ludendorff, and other heads of the Kampfbund unsuccessfully tried to seize power in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

Spiro Theodore Agnew, 39th Vice President of the United States (1969–73)

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April 28, 1941: Mitchell v. US was decided, weakening  arguments for preserving "separate by equal". Chief Justice Charles Even Hughes delivered the opinion.

April 28, 1941: Mitchell v. US was decided, weakening arguments for preserving "separate by equal". Chief Justice Charles Even Hughes delivered the opinion.

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