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Notable Historical Events for May 15th

1912Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a NY Highlander game & is suspended

1981George Harrison releases "All Those Years Ago" in UK

1953Heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in Chicago

1988Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic

199440th McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies

1948Bradman scores 187 Aust v Essex, 124 minutes, 33 fours 1 five

1536Anne Boleyn & brother George, Lord Rochford, accused of adultery and incest

1711Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" is published anonymously

1968"Wonderwall" with George Harrison premieres at Cannes Film Festival

1943Joseph Stalin dissolves the Comintern (or Third International).

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Notable Birthdays on May 15th

1969Emmitt Smith, running back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader)

1953George Brett, Glen Dale West Virginia, KC Royal 3rd baseman (1980 AL MVP)

1978David Krumholtz, NYC, actor (Billy Kulchak-Chicago Sons)

1975Ray Lewis, Bartow Florida, American football linebacker (Baltimore Ravens)

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Notable Weddings on May 15th

2010Actress and model Danneel Harris (33) weds actor Jensen Ackles (34) at the Rosewood Crescent Court Hotel in Dallas, Texas

1965Director Martin Scorsese (22) weds Laraine Brennan in New York

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Notable Deaths on May 15th

1886Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55

1978Robert Menzies, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (1939-41, 1949-66) and its longest-serving, dies of a heart attack at 83

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