... 1913, the Netherlands' Queen Wilhelmina opened the Peace Palace (right) at The Hague. Administered by the Carnegie Foundation, today the building is home to a number of international institutions, including the International Court of Justice.
... 1963, in what a Washington, D.C.-based reporter called "the greatest assembly for a redress of grievances that this capital has ever seen," more than 200,000 women, children, and men marched for civil rights. Leaders met at the White House with a welcoming President John F. Kennedy. Among the speakers who followed a performance by Paris-expatriate-American Josephine Baker at the Lincoln Memorial was the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. , who delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, a video of which is posted below.