UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 146th day of 2013 and the 68th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1865, the last Confederate forces fighting the Civil War surrendered.
In 1868, the Senate failed by only one vote to convict President Andrew Johnson in his impeachment trial.
In 1994, President Bill Clinton renewed China's Most Favored Nation trade status, announcing that the United States would no longer link China's trade status with its human rights record.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Al Jolson (1886-1950), singer; Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), photographer; John Wayne (1907-1979), actor; Peggy Lee (1920-2002), singer; Miles Davis (1926-1991), jazz musician; Stevie Nicks (1948- ), singer/songwriter; Sally Ride (1951-2012), astronaut; Lenny Kravitz (1964- ), singer/songwriter; Helena Bonham Carter (1966- ), actress; Matt Stone (1971- ), screenwriter/TV producer.
TODAY'S FACT: Only two U.S. presidents in history went on to serve in Congress following their time in the nation's highest office: John Quincy Adams and Andrew Johnson.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1959, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Harvey Haddix pitched the longest perfect game in history -- 12 innings -- only to lose 1-0 in the 13th.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind." -- Dorothea Lange
TODAY'S NUMBER: 28,231 -- parole passes given to Confederate soldiers by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant after their 1865 surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (May 24) and last quarter moon (May 31).