Grover Cleveland became the first U.S. president to get married in the White House.
Congress granted U.S. citizenship to all American Indians.
Baseball great, Lou Gehrig died of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS, a rare type of paralysis now referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
In Italy, a plebiscite rejected the monarchy in favor of a republic.
Queen Elizabeth II of Britain was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
Timothy McVeigh was found guilty of the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City.
The European Space Agency launched the Mars Express probe. Contact with the lander Beagle 2 was lost in December.