On this day: March 1

Published On: Feb 27 2013 02:32:47 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 01 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.

OTD March 1 - Nebraska
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State of Nebraska

1867: Nebraska becomes the 37th U.S. state and the capital is moved from Omaha to the center at Lancaster, later renamed Lincoln after the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.

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