The Dallas Morning News
TODAY IN HISTORY
1865 President Abraham Lincoln spoke to a crowd outside the White House, saying, “We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart.” (It was the last public address Lincoln would deliver.) 1945 During World War II, American soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany. 1947 Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers played in an exhibition against the New York Yankees at Ebbets Field, four days before his regular-season debut that broke baseball’s color line. 1980 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued regulations specifically prohibiting sexual harassment of workers by supervisors. 1981 President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from the hospital, 12 days after he was wounded in an assassination attempt.