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Notable Historical Events for May 15th

199440th McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies

200742nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley wins

19882nd American Comedy Award: Robin Williams & Tracey Ullman

1990"Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent van Gogh sold for $82.5 million

19635th Grammy Awards: I Left My Heart In San Francisco, Robert Goulet wins

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

1869National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

1961Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Mater et Magistra

1953Heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in Chicago

1968Paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is substitute host

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Notable Birthdays on May 15th

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

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

1981Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne

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

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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

1825Author Wilhelm Grimm (39) weds Henriette Dorothea

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Notable Deaths on May 15th

2003June Carter Cash, American musician and singer dies aged 73

1886Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55

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