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 Mary the Queen of ScotsMary the Queen of Scots by The Ovi Team
May 19th 1568; after being defeated by the Protestants, Mary the Queen of Scots, fled to England where she was imprisoned by Queen Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was born in 1542 and was executed on 1587.
 
 Jacqueline CochranJacqueline Cochran by The Ovi Team
May 18th 1953 - The first woman to fly faster than the speed of sound, Jacqueline Cochran, piloted an F-86 Sabrejet overCalifornia at an average speed of 652.337 miles-per-hour. At the beginning of World War II, she became a Wing Commander in the British
 
 Brown v. Board of EducationBrown v. Board of Education by The Ovi Team
May 17th 1954; The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled for school integration in Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling declared that racially segregated schools were inherently unequal.
 
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 Warsaw GhettoWarsaw Ghetto by The Ovi Team
May 16th 1943; in Poland, the Warsaw Ghetto uprising comes to an end as Nazi soldiers gain control of Warsaw's Jewish ghetto, blowing up the last remaining synagogue and beginning the mass deportation of...
 
 Marie Antoinette marries Louis XVIMarie Antoinette marries Louis XVI by The Ovi Team
May 16th 1770; Marie Antoinette, at age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was 15.
 
 Faith 7Faith 7 by The Ovi Team
On May 15, 1963, Gordon Cooper is launched into space aboard Faith 7 on the longest American space mission to that date. Faith 7 was the capstone of Project Mercury, the NASA program that put the first American into space in 1961 and the first astronaut i
 
 The Warsaw PactThe Warsaw Pact by The Ovi Team
May 14th 1955; The Soviet Union and seven of its European satellites sign a treaty establishing the Warsaw Pact, a mutual defence organization that put the Soviets in command of the armed forces of the member states.
 
 Pope shot in RomePope shot in Rome by The Ovi Team
May 13th 1981; thousands see Pope shot in Rome. The Pope has been shot four times as he blessed the crowds in St Peter's Square in Rome. Surgeons have performed a five-hour operation and say they hope he will make a full recovery.
 
 King's crownKing's crown by The Ovi Team
May 12th 1937; Britain's King George VI was crowned at Westminster Abbey. George VI became king suddenly following the abdication of his brother, Edward VIII, in 1936. He worked hard to adapt to this unexpected role, particularly during the difficult yea
 
 Garry Kasparov vs. Deep BlueGarry Kasparov vs. Deep Blue by The Ovi Team
May 11th 1997; Garry Kasparov, world chess champion, lost his first ever multi-game match. He lost to IBM's chess computer Deep Blue. It was the first time a computer had beat a world-champion player.
 
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