Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1866 – President Andrew Johnson vetoes a civil rights bill which later becomes the 14th Amendment (More info)

1912 – Japanese cherry trees are planted along the Potomac, giving rise to the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC (More info)

1915 – Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of typhoid disease ever identified in the United States, is put in quarantine, where she would remain for the rest of her life (More info)

1958 – Nikita Khrushchev becomes Premier of the Soviet Union (More info)

1998 – The FDA approves Viagra, the first pill to treat male impotence (More info)