May 19, 2012
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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

May 18, 1860—The Republican Party convention in Chicago nominates former congressman Abraham Lincoln of Illinois for president.

May 18, 1896—By a 7-1 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court endorses the concept of "separate but equal" racial segregation in Plessy v. Ferguson. Read Justice John Marshall Harlan's dissent.

May 21, 1927—25-year-old aviator Charles Lindbergh touches down at Le Bourget Field in Paris, completing the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

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