Jacob Sechler Coxey and his "army" of unemployed men began their march from Ohio to Washington, DC.
The Scottsboro boys were arrested in Alabama.
Horton Smith won the first Masters golf tournament at Augusta National in Georgia.
The European Economic Community was established by the Treaty of Rome.
The 25,000-person Alabama Freedom March to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks, led by Martin Luther King Jr., ended its journey from Selma on the steps of the State Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
U.S. troops withdrew from Somalia.