1937 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed increasing the number of Supreme Court Justices. Critics charged that he was attempting to "pack" the court.
1988 – The Arizona House of Representatives impeached Gov. Evan Mecham, who was later convicted in the state Senate and removed from office.
2003 – Secretary of State Colin Powell urged the U.N. Security Council to move against Iraq, saying that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and was harboring terrorists – claims that later turned out to be false.