May 16 | Facts

May 16 | Facts

1770 Marie Antoinette married the future King Louis XVI of France. 1868 The first ballot on one of 11 articles of impeachment in the U.S. Senate failed to convict President Andrew Johnson. 1929 The first Academy Awards were given on this night. The term, Oscars, was not used to describe the statuettes given to actors and actresses until 1931. 1946 The Irving Berlin musical, Annie […]

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