On This Day in History

Happy May Everyone!  Here are a few random fun facts to welcome this new month.

On May 1st 1786 Mozart’s opera “Marriage of Figaro” premiered in Vienna, Austria.

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On May 1st 1883 “Buffalo Bill” Cody put on his 1st Wild West Show.

On May 1st 1920 Babe Ruth hit his 50th career homerun and his first homerun for the Yankees.

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On May 1st 1941 Orson Welles’ movie Citizen Kane premiered in New York.

On May 1st in 1966 the Beatles played their last British concert at Empire Pool in Wembley.

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On May 1st 1967 Elvis Presley married Priscilla Ann Beaulieu in Las Vegas.

On May 1st 1991 the Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs, 10-9, in 19 innings. (I had to throw that one in for Ryan.)

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