THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

MAY

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May 1, 1889 May 1st is chosen as the International Worker’s Day in Paris.

May 3, 1932 Tuberculosis continues to grow globally.

May 3, 1979 Margaret Thatcher becomes the British Prime Minister.

May 4, 1886 The Haymarket Square Riot takes place in Chicago.

May 6, 1954 – Roger Bannister is recorded as the first man to run a mile in 4 minutes.

May 7, 1945 – Six years of war in Europe comes to an end with Germany’s surrender at Rheims.

May 8, 1970 – The Beatles announces their break up.

May 9, 1960 – The FDA approves the first pill for Birth Control.

May 13, 1940 – Churchill gives first speech as the Prime Minister.

May 21, 1991 – Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated.

May 21, 2010 – Scientists create the first live cell to be controlled by synthetic DNA.

May 25, 1895 – Oscar Wilde is convicted.

May 29, 1985 – Heysel Stadium Disaster takes place in Belgium.

May 31, 1859 – The Big Ben rings out in London for the first time.

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