1865: Union forces captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Irwinville, Ga.
1933: The Nazis staged massive public book burnings in Germany.
1968: Two Democratic hopeful presidential candidates - Sen. Eugene McCarthy and Robert Kennedy - were scheduled to be in Aberdeen that month campaigning.
1977: County agents in many eastern South Dakota counties were concerned about the lack of moisture going into growing season.
1978: Britain's Princess Margaret and the Earl of Snowdon announced they were divorcing after 18 years of marriage.
2006: Daniel Biechele, a former rock-band manager whose pyrotechnics caused a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people, was sentenced to four years in prison.
Source: Dacotah Prairie Museum and The Associated Press