1940 - Nylon hose stockings on sale at Gimbels Department Stores throughout US
1930 - Ellen Church, a registered nurse, becomes world's first airline stewardess
1918 - The US Post Office Department begins world's first regular airmail service.
1905 - Las Vegas, Nevada is founded.
1869 - National Woman Suffrage Association is formed, for women's right to vote.
This Day In Business
1911 - The Supreme Court breaks up Standard Oil - confirming that the government is allowed to intervene to slow down corporate power.
1928 - Mickey Mouse makes his first cartoon appearance in the Disney short film "Plane Crazy."
1602 - Cape Cod is discovered by Bartholomew Gosnold.
1984 - The San Diego Clippers move to LA and are called the Los Angeles Clippers.
May 15th Holiday
Peace Officers Memorial Day - Commemorates local, state and Federal peace officers.
Today's Birthday Trivia
He was the League 1 top goalscorer in 2007-08, led Lyon to 4 Ligue 1 titles and helped Real Madrid capture a La Liga title in 2012. Who is he?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
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