TODAY IN HISTORY
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I died.
The U.S. House of Representatives rejected, 204-174, a proposed constitutional amendment to give women nationwide the right to vote.
Hattie W. Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate after initially being appointed to serve out the remainder of the term of her late husband, Thaddeus.
The U.S. Supreme Court, in Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma, unanimously ruled that state law schools could not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race.
Berry Gordy Jr. founded Motown Records in Detroit.
The New York Jets of the American Football League upset the Baltimore Colts of the National Football League 16-7 in Super Bowl III, played at the Orange Bowl in Miami.