This was 66th day of the year and 299 days remained in the year.
Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for the telephone.
During World War II, U.S. troops crossed the bridge at Remagen, the first incursion into Germany by Allied forces.
Peaceful civil rights demonstrators marching from Selma, Ala., are brutally attacked with billy clubs and tear gas by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge. The event is later called “Bloody Sunday.”
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