TODAY IN HISTORY
Minnesota became the 32nd state of the Union. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
Israeli agents captured Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The espionage trial of Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo in the “Pentagon Papers” case came to an end as Judge William M. Byrne dismissed all charges, citing government misconduct.
A French mint produced the first coins of Europe’s single currency, the euro.