Bruno Hauptmann is convicted in the Lindbergh baby case, France tests a nuclear weapon, and the last "Peanuts" comic strip runs, all on this day.
1960: Black college students stage the first of the Nashville sit-ins at three lunch counters in Nashville, Tenn. Over the course of the non-violent protests, more than 150 students were eventually arrested for refusing to vacate store lunch counters when ordered to do so by police. An agreement was finally reached during the first week of May and on May 10 six downtown stores began serving black customers at their lunch counters for the first time.
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