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May 9, 1965: Beatles attend a Bob Dylan concert
April 18, 1983: Rangers 3-Isles 1-Patrick Div Finals-Series tied at 2-2
May 16, 1970: 96th Preakness: Eddie Belmonte aboard Personality wins in 1:56.2
October 30, 1873: P. T. Barnum's circus, "Greatest Show on Earth," debuts (New York City)
October 2, 1940: British liner Empress loaded with refugees for Canada, sunk

Events That Made History Today - May 20

325 - 1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor
526 - Earthquake kills 250,000 in Antioch, Syria
1293 - Earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed
1303 - Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War
1310 - Shoes were made for both right and left feet
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - May 21

143 - Earliest known date in Amer-pre Mayan king Harvest-Bergvorst installed
685 - Battle at Nechtansmere: Picten beat Northumbrians
996 - Pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III German emperor
1040 - King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency
1216 - French crown prince Louis enters England
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Events That Made History Yesterday - May 19

715 - St. Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1506 - Columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir
1515 - George van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles
1517 - Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht
1547 - Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel
View All Events That Made History on May 19 ~ Born on May 19

1330 - The Year That Was

May 11: Constantinople (Istanbul) becomes new capital by Roman Emperor Constantine for Eastern Roman Empire
July 18: Battle of Velbuzd
August 25: AntiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself

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