Today in history – April 5, 2019

1614 – In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe.

1768 – The first U.S. Chamber of Commerce was founded in New York City.

1792 – President George Washington exercises his authority to veto a bill, the first time this power is used in the United States.

1922 – The American Birth Control League, forerunner of Planned Parenthood, is incorporated.

1951 – Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are sentenced to death for spying for the Soviet Union.

1994 – Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain killed himself at his home in Seattle.