After a nomination process that culminated in a public FBI investigation, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed largely along party lines 50-48.
President Reagan's nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Robert Bork, found his nomination defeated in the Senate. His name subsequently became a verb, meaning 'to attack or defeat a nominee unfairly through an organized campaign of harsh public criticism or vilification'.
The U.S. Senate unanimously voted to pass what would become the 26th Amendment, lowering the voting age to 18.
'Lend-Lease' saw the United States send military hardware, oil, and food to foreign allies during World War 2
Visualize the first time in history a cabinet nominee's confirmation ended in a tie.