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

1864: Nevada is admitted as the 36th state in the U.S. (more info)

1926: Magician Harry Houdini dies of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured (more info)

1941:After 14 years of work, Mount Rushmore is completed (more info)

1961: In the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin's body is removed from Lenin's Tomb (more info)

1984: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by two of her own bodyguards, triggering riots in New Delhi (more info)