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Tuesday's History Lesson: May 6th, 2014

May 06, 2014 -- 10:23am

Tuesday's History Lesson: May 6th is the 126th day of the year. There are 239 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 5 days remaining until Mother's Day

There are 233 days remaining until Christmas

There are 239 days remaining until New Year's Eve


Today is National Nurses Day, No Diet Day, No Homework Day, World Asthma Day, National Crepes Suzette Day and National Teacher Day


-- On this date in 1851, the refrigerator was invented

-- On this date in 1856, Sigmund Freud was born

-- On this date in 1915, Babe Ruth hit his first homer

-- On this date in 1915, Orson Welles was born

-- On this date in 1937, the hydrogen-filled Hindenburg crashed and burned in Lakehurst, N.J., killing 36 of the 97 people on board

-- On this date in 1965, Keith Richards fell asleep while improvising on his new guitar. The next morning he couldn't remember the riffs, but "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" had been recorded on a tape recorder.

-- On this date in 1994, Paula Jones accused President Clinton of making an unwanted sexual advance during a meeting in a hotel room

-- On this date in 2001, Chandra Levy's parents reported her missing to police in Washington, DC. Levy's body was found on May 22, 2002 in Rock Creek Park.

-- On this date in 2002, "Spider-Man" became the first movie to make more than $100 million in its opening weekend.

-- On this date in 2004, 51.1 million people tuned in for the final episode of Friends

-- On this date in 2005, Starbucks banned the sale of Bruce Springsteen's CD Devils and Dust over concerns about its adult content.

-- On this date in 2005, Audioslave became the first American rock group to perform a free outdoor concert in Cuba.

-- On this date in 2010, Chasity Bono became Chaz Bono.

-- On this date in 2013, three Cleveland women were found after they were missing for more than a decade. Ariel Castro was taken into custody

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