This date in history 5-16-2021

This date in history for May 16.

1717: Satirical writer, Voltaire, imprisoned in the Bastille.

1770: French dauphin, Louise, marries Marie Antoinette.

1868: Senate acquits President Andrew Johnson of high crimes and misdemeanors.

1918: U.S. Congress passes Sedition Act.

1929: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out its first awards.

1943: Warsaw Ghetto uprising ends.

1960: U.S.-Soviet summit collapses after U-2 spy plane shot down

1968: Worker protests mount in France.

1980: Rookie Magic Johnson leads Lakes to championship over 76ers.

1985: The discovery of the Ozone Hole was announced.

2014: TV journalist Barbara Walters retires.

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