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5/15/2019 12:01:00 AM
Today In History - May 15

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Today in History in 1869 National Woman Suffrage Association formed in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; and in 1940 McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.

Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 1252 - Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition.
  • 1618 - Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law
  • 1730 - Robert Walpole becomes effectively Britain's 1st prime minister (was: chief min)
  • 1869 - National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • 1940 - McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.
  • 1988 - USSR begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops from Afghanistan

Famous Birthdays

  • 1905 - Joseph Cotten, Virginia, actor (3rd Man, Airport 77, Hearse)
  • 1953 - George Brett, Glen Dale West Virginia, KC Royal 3rd baseman (1980 AL MVP)
  • 1969 - Emmitt Smith, running back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader)
  • 1978 - David Krumholtz, actor (Billy Kulchak-Chicago Sons), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings

  • 1567 - Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell
  • 1825 - Author Wilhelm Grimm (39) weds Henriette Dorothea
  • 1948 - Dancer and actress Cyd Charisse (26) weds singer Tony Martin (34)
  • 1965 - Director Martin Scorsese (22) weds Laraine Brennan in New York
  • 1993 - Actress Jane Seymour weds actor James Kesch

Famous Deaths

  • 1886 - Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55
  • 1978 - Robert Menzies, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (1939-41, 1949-66) and its longest-serving, dies of a heart attack at 83
  • 2003 - June Carter Cash, American musician and singer dies aged 73
  • 2007 - Jerry Falwell, American evangelist (b. 1933)

To see more events, birthdays and deaths listed at Today in History from Click on EXTRAS at the top of the Lincoln Herald home page then click Today in History.


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