THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019

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THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019

1547 — Protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg

1568 — Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England

1605 — Camillo Borghese elected to succeed Pope Leo XI becomes Paul V

1763 — Samuel Johnson meets his future biographer James Boswell in London

1792 — Denmark abolishes slave trade

1803 — Peace of Amiens ends

1817 — Mississippi River steamboat service begins

1861 — Kentucky proclaims its neutrality

1872 — Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for first time

1879 — Antonin Dvorak's "Slavic Dancing" premieres

1911 — Remains of a neanderthal man found in Jersey, U.K.

1911 — Zeppelin "Deutscheland" wrecked at Dusseldorf

1914 — American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City

1914 — Ewing Field, near Masonic Street, opens


1547 — Protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg

1568 — Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England

1605 — Camillo Borghese elected to succeed Pope Leo XI becomes Paul V

1763 — Samuel Johnson meets his future biographer James Boswell in London

1792 — Denmark abolishes slave trade

1803 — Peace of Amiens ends

1817 — Mississippi River steamboat service begins

1861 — Kentucky proclaims its neutrality

1872 — Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for first time

1879 — Antonin Dvorak's "Slavic Dancing" premieres

1911 — Remains of a neanderthal man found in Jersey, U.K.

1911 — Zeppelin "Deutscheland" wrecked at Dusseldorf

1914 — American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City

1914 — Ewing Field, near Masonic Street, opens




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