The Scottsboro Boys are arrested, John and Yoko take to bed, a New York City nightclub fire kills 87, and mad cow disease halts British beef exports, all on this day.
1968: The 58th and final episode of "The Monkees" TV show airs. The show, which made stars out of the "Pre-Fab Four" of Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork, lasted for two seasons and won two Emmy Awards in 1967.
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