May History

Click a date in the May calendar to the right for a timeline of all May events on that day, listed chronologically by year. Below is a list of important May events.

Click any event title to read more about that event. Every event page has a list of important names, places, and topics — click them to see a timeline of events associated with them.

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Today's Major Events

Britain Tells UN General Assembly it Will End Palestinian Mandate
Death of Spanish Philosopher & Poet George Santayana
William Rehnquist Sworn in as Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Journal Publishes Albert Einstein's Paper Revealing Equation E=mc^2
Salman Rushdie's Novel 'The Satanic Verses' is Published by Viking Penguin Press

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