TODAY IN HISTORY
Journalist-explorer Henry M. Stanley found Scottish missionary David Livingstone, who had not been heard from for years, near Lake Tanganyika in central Africa.
41suffragists were arrested for picketing in front of the White House.
The U.S. Marine Corps Memorial, depicting the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima in 1945, was dedicated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Arlington, Virginia.
The newly finished Vietnam Veterans Memorial was opened to its first visitors in Washington, D.C., three days before its dedication.