AP Highlight in History: On March 1, 1932, The 20-month-old son of aviator Charles Lindbergh and his wife, Anne, was kidnapped from the family home near Hopewell, N.J. (The child's body was found two months later.)
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The Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation.
Congress authorized the first U.S. census.
President John Tyler signed a congressional resolution to annex the Republic of Texas.
Nebraska became the 37th state.
Congress authorized creation of Yellowstone National Park.
Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was born in Jerusalem.
The novel "Native Son" by Richard Wright was published.
Puerto Rican nationalists opened fire from the gallery of the U.S. House of Representatives, wounding five congressmen.
President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps.
Country musicians Johnny Cash and June Carter were married.
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Former Nixon White House aides H.R. Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman and former Attorney General John Mitchell were indicted on obstruction of justice charges related to the Watergate break-in.
Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands began a hunger strike at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland. (He died 65 days later.)
Suspected Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was captured by CIA and Pakistani agents near Islamabad.
BTK serial killer Dennis Rader was charged in Wichita, Kan., with 10 counts of first-degree murder. (He later pleaded guilty and received multiple life sentences.)
A closely divided Supreme Court outlawed the death penalty for juvenile criminals.
Online publisher and conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart died in Los Angeles at age 43.