Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1834 – President Andrew Jackson becomes the first president to be censured by Congress (More info)

1939 – The Spanish Civil War ends (More info)

1941 – Author Virginia Woolf drowns herself (More info)

1968 – Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th president of the United States, dies at the age of 78 (More info)

1979 – The most serious nuclear accident in United States history takes place at the Three Mile Island plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, when one of the reactors overheats (More info)