Happy fifth of May…this is America, not Mexico. Noteworthy events that happened today in History.
Napoleon Bonaparte died in Exile on the island of Elba. There’s some forensic evidence that he was poisoned.
Alan Shepard became the second person and first American in space in 1961.
Karl Marx was born on this day in 1818. That was a sad day in the history of the world.
Actor Tyrone Power in 1913. Remember him in “Mark of Zorro”?
Every bodies favorite housekeeper, Ann B. Davis in 1926.
One of the great female country singers of all time, Tammy Wynette was born on this day in 1942. And Annette Benning, ooh la la, was born in 1959 on May fifth.