On this day: March 1

POSTED: 12:32 PM PST Feb 27, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 29, 2016 

Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.

OTD March 1 - Samuel Chase
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1805: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate. Chase, who was impeached for allegedly letting his partisan Federalist leanings affect his court decisions, is the only U.S. Supreme Court justice to have ever been impeached.


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