This was 195th day of the year and 170 days remained in the year.
Congress passed the Sedition Act, making it a crime to publish false, scandalous, or malicious writing about the U.S. government.
Billy the Kid was shot by Sheriff Pat Garrett in New Mexico.
In one of the most controversial cases in U.S. history, anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted of two murders and sentenced to death.
Dr. Spock's Common Sense Book of Baby & Child Care was published.
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