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Notable Historical Events for May 15th

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

1829Joseph Smith ordained by John the Baptist according to Joseph Smith

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

1988Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic

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

19882nd American Comedy Award: Robin Williams & Tracey Ullman

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

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

199440th McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies

1967Paul McCartney meets his future wife Linda Eastman

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Notable Birthdays on May 15th

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

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

1981Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne

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

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Notable Weddings on May 15th

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

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

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Notable Deaths on May 15th

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

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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