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

1860 – Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States (More info)

1913 – Mohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa (More info)

1943 – The Soviet Red Army recaptures Kiev during World War II (More info)

1947 – ‘Meet the Press’ makes its television debut (More info)

1962 – The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution condemning South Africa’s racist apartheid policies and calls for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation (More info)