On this day in 1868, the Senate impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ends with his acquittal, as the Senate falls one vote short of the two-thirds majority required for conviction, due to a last-minute change of heart by a young Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.).

On this day in 1994, Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley are married in the Dominican Republic, inaugurating the first National Safe Sex Day in that country.

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