This was 58th day of the year and 307 days remained in the year.
German Reichstag building in Berlin was destroyed by fire.
The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, limiting the President to two terms.
Members of the American Indian Movement occupied the village of Wounded Knee, S.D.
Fred Rogers, of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, died.
Ali Abdullah Saleh stepped down as president of Yemen after months of protests.
Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.