Today in history – February 24, 2020

1803 – The Supreme Court in Marbury v. Madison ruled itself as the final interpreter of constitutional issues.

1868 – The House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson following his attempt to dismiss Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; the Senate later acquitted Johnson.

1920 – The German Workers Party, which later became the Nazi Party, met in Munich to adopt its platform.

1980 – The United States Olympic hockey team completes its Miracle on Ice by defeating Finland 4-2 to win the Gold Medal at the Lake Placid games.