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Today In History - May 5th
YearHistoric Event
1814British attack Ft Ontario - Oswego - NY
1867Battle of Puebla-Mexicans defeat Maximilian's forces (Cinco de Mayo)
1891Carnegie Hall opens in NYC with Tchaikovsky as guest conductor
1904Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Philadelphia
1908Great White Fleet arrives in SF
1916US marines invade Dominican Republic - stay until 1924
1922Construction on Yankee Stadium begins
1925Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6
1945Netherlands liberated from Nazi control
19481st air squadron of jets aboard a carrier
1949Council of Europe established
1955West Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers
1956Jim Bailey - 1st 4 minute mile run in USA - Los Angeles - Ca
1961Alan Shepard becomes 1st American in space (aboard Freedom 7)
19651st large-scale US Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam
198116th & final Mayor's Trophy Game - Mets beat Yanks 4-1 & hold 8-7 edge
1983Bruins 5-Isles 1 - Wales Conf Championship- Isles hold 3-2 lead

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