The Week in History, April 23-29
1789: President-elect George Washington and his wife, Martha, moved into the first executive mansion, the Franklin House, in N.Y.
1910: Former President Theodore Roosevelt delivered his famous ''Man in the Arena'' speech at the Sorbonne in Paris.
1954: Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his record 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (The Braves won, 7-5.)
1961: Judy Garland performed her legendary concert at New York's Carnegie Hall.
1969: Sirhan Sirhan was sentenced to death for assassinating New York Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. (The sentence was later reduced to life imprisonment.)
2005: YouTube uploaded its first video, titled ''Me at the Zoo,'' consisting of 18 seconds of co-founder Jawed Karim standing in front of an elephant enclosure at the San Diego Zoo.
1800: Congress approved a bill establishing the Library of Congress.
1953: British statesman Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
1960: Rioting erupted in Biloxi, Miss., after black protesters staging a ''wade-in'' at a whites-only beach were attacked by a crowd of hostile whites.
1970: The People's Republic of China launched its first satellite, which kept transmitting a song, ''The East is Red.''
1980: The United States launched an unsuccessful attempt to free the American hostages in Iran, a mission that resulted in the deaths of eight U.S. servicemen.
1986: Flood warnings were in effect along the James River. Water was expected to reach a 14-foot level; flood stage was 11 feet.
1507: A world map produced by German cartographer Martin Waldseemuller contained the first recorded use of the term ''America,'' in honor of Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci
1915: During World War I, Allied soldiers invaded the Gallipoli Peninsula in an unsuccessful attempt to take the Ottoman Empire out of the war.
1972: Polaroid Corp. introduced its SX-70 folding camera, which ejected self-developing photographs.
1980: The Aberdeen City Commission considered a petition from the Industrial Park and 3M for annexation into the city limits.
1785: American naturalist, hunter and artist John James Audubon was born in present-day Haiti.
1865: John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was surrounded by federal troops near Port Royal, Va., and killed. (As he lay dying, Booth looked at his hands and gasped, ''Useless, useless.'')
1966: Hosmer was ready for its first weekly paper. The Hosmer Bulletin was published each Wednesday and featured one column each week in German.
1975: The Redfield post office had two firsts: its first female mail carrier and its first motorized vehicles for mail delivery.
1986: A major nuclear accident occurred at the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine (then part of the Soviet Union).
2000: Vermont Gov. Howard Dean signed the nation's first bill allowing same-sex couples to form civil unions.
1822: The 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio.
1972: The Apollo 16 mission to the moon ended safely.
1973: Acting FBI Director L. Patrick Gray resigned after it was revealed that he'd destroyed files removed from the safe of Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt.
1979: South Dakota spent $1 million extra in snow that winter with plows covering more than 1 million miles throughout the season.
1982: The trial of John W. Hinckley Jr., who had shot four people, including President Ronald Reagan, began in Washington. The trial ended with Hinckley's acquittal by reason of insanity.
2014: Four area men were killed when the plane they were in hit a wind turbine near Highmore while they returning from a cow/calf sale in Texas: Brent Beitelspacher, who would have turned 38 the day after the crash, of Bowdle; Logan Rau, 25, of Java; Donald “D.J.” Fischer, 30, of Gettysburg; and Nick Reimann, 33, of Ree Heights.
1788: Maryland became the seventh state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
1967: Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali refused to be inducted into the Army.
1973: A few South Dakota legislators advocated for a unicameral, or one house, Legislature to replace the bi-cameral legislative system used in the state.
2003: Apple Computer Inc. launched the iTunes store.
2004: The first photos of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal were shown on CBS' "60 Minutes II."
1961: "ABC's Wide World of Sports" premiered, with Jim McKay as host.
1974: President Richard M. Nixon announced he was releasing edited transcripts of some secretly made White House tape recordings related to Watergate.
1977: The Aberdeen Modelaires, a club for model airplane enthusiasts, was organized to put on summer flying shows and demonstrations.
1983: Harold Washington was sworn in as the first black mayor of Chicago.
1985: Northeastern Mental Health Center in Aberdeen launched a 10-county fundraising effort to raise $100,000 to build Dakota House, a home for troubled adolescents.
1992: Rioting erupted in Los Angeles after a jury in Simi Valley, Calif., acquitted four Los Angeles police officers of almost all state charges in the videotaped beating of Rodney King; the violence resulted in 55 deaths and more than $1 billion in damage.
This article originally appeared on Aberdeen News: The Week in History, April 23-29