May 26, 2012
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

May 26, 1521—Catholic monk Martin Luther is declared an outlaw and his writings are banned by the Edict of Worms issued in Worms, Germany.

May 26, 1868—The impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ends with his acquittal, as the U.S. Senate falls one vote short of the two-thirds supermajority required for conviction.

May 28, 1937—The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is officially opened. Learn more about the 75th Anniversary observance.

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May 26, 2012