This Day @ Law
President Andrew Johnson found "not guilty" in impeachment trial

On May 16, 1868, President Andrew Johnson was found "not guilty" of high crimes and misdemeanors in his impeachment trial.

Learn more about President Jackson's impeachment from contemporary articles in Harper's Weekly.

Cultural Revolution begins in China

On May 16, 1966, the Chinese Communist Party launched the Cultural Revolution with the issuance of the May Sixteenth Notice.