A Recap of
Worth Remembering in
In 1626, Dutch explorer Peter Minuit landed on the island of Manhattan.
Rhode Island Independence
In 1776, Rhode Island became the first American colony to renounce allegiance to Great Britain.
Lincoln Funeral Procession
In 1865, Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession began in Washington, D.C., following his assassination.
May Fourth Movement
In 1919, the May Fourth Movement began in China, a student-led protest against the Treaty of Versailles and foreign influence in China.
In 1942, the Battle of the Coral Sea began, a key naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
Kent State Shooting
In 1970, the Ohio National Guard opened fire on unarmed student protesters at Kent State University, killing four and injuring nine.
Gaza-Jericho Peace Accord
In 1994, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat signed a peace accord, the Gaza-Jericho Agreement, in Cairo.
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