1838: Tennessee lawmakers made it illegal to sell alcoholic beverages in taverns and stores. This was the first prohibition law passed in theU.S.
1863: General Burnside was dismissed from his command of the Union Army on the 25th. General Joseph Hooker took over on the 26th.
1934: Samuel Goldwyn bought the film rights to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
1962: The first and only song to make it to Billboard’s “Hot 100″ in two separate releases ended its second run. What was it? “The Twist”