May 26, 1997 in Nation/World

Today In History

 
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In 1521: The Edict of Worms banned Martin Luther for his religious writings.

In 1864: The Territory of Montana was formed from a part of the Territory of Idaho.

In 1868: The Senate impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal as the Senate fell one vote short of the two-thirds majority required.

In 1940: The British began the evacuation of stranded Allied soldiers from Dunkirk.


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