Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898: The Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the Spanish-American War (more info)

1901: The first Nobel Prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace (more info)

1906: President Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first American to win a Nobel, earning a Peace Prize for negotiating an end to the Russo-Japanese War (more info)

1935: The Downtown Athletic Club Trophy, later renamed the Heisman Trophy, is awarded to running back Jay Berwanger of the University of Chicago (more info)

1967: A plane crash in Madison, Wisconsin, kills soul singer Otis Redding and members of the Bar-Kays band (more info)