1925: The New Yorker magazine made its debut.
1965: Black Muslim leader and civil rights activist Malcolm X, 39, was shot to death inside the Audubon Ballroom in New York by assassins identified as members of the Nation of Islam.
1975: Northern's theater department scheduled five performances of The Music Man for the spring.
1982: Three Aberdeen police officers were facing de-certification as the result of alleged marijuana-related activities.1995: Chicago adventurer Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon, landing in Leader, Saskatchewan.
2006: President George W. Bush endorsed the takeover of shipping operations at six major U.S. seaports by a state-owned business in the United Arab Emirates, and pledged to veto any bill Congress might approve to block the agreement.
Source: Dacotah Prairie Museum and The Associated Press