The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1521 Martin Luther was declared an outlaw and his writings were banned by the Edict of Worms.

1805 Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned king of Italy.

1868 the Senate impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal

1896 The Dow Jones Industrial Average was first published. The average price of the 11 initial stocks was 40.94

1938 The House Un-American Activities Committee was established by Congress.


~ by thehalobender on May 26, 2009.

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