TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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1519

Holy Ro­man Em­peror Max­i­m­il­ian I died.

1915

The U.S. House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives re­jected, 204-174, a pro­posed con­sti­tu­tional amend­ment to give women na­tion­wide the right to vote.

1932

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.

1948

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.

1959

Berry Gordy Jr. founded Mo­town Records in Detroit.

1969

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.

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