Today In History
In 1937: Margaret Mitchell won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel, “Gone with the Wind.”
In 1948: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to blacks and other minorities were legally unenforceable.
In 1971: Anti-war protesters began four days of demonstrations in Washington aimed at shutting down the nation’s capital.
In 1979: Margaret Thatcher was chosen to become Britain’s first female prime minister.