Also on This Day

Lead Story
House begins impeachment of Nixon, 1974
American Revolution
Silas Deane writes Congress of success, 1776
Last Citroen 2CV rolls off the line in Portugal, 1990
Civil War
Ardent secessionist William Lowndes Yancey dies, 1863
Cold War
Armistice ends the Korean War, 1953
Adam Walsh is abducted, 1981
Fighter jet crashes into crowd at air show, 2002
General Interest
Robespierre overthrown in France, 1794
Insulin isolated in Toronto, 1921
First jet makes test flight, 1949
Ousted shah of Iran dies in exile, 1980
Bombing at Centennial Olympic Park, 1996
Bob Hope dies at 100, 2003
Elizabeth Hardwick is born, 1916
Natalie Cole's Unforgettable: With Love goes to #1, 1991
Old West
Meriwether Lewis shoots Blackfoot Indian, 1806
Nixon charged with first of three articles of impeachment, 1974
Reggie Lewis dies, 1993
Vietnam War
Pentagon announces 5,000 more troops to Vietnam, 1964
U.S. jets attack new North Vietnamese air defense sites, 1965
World War I
Germans execute British seaman Captain Charles Fryatt, 1916
World War II
Stalin issues Order No. 227—outlawing cowards, 1943