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Notable Historical Events for May 15th

1967Paul McCartney meets his future wife Linda Eastman

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

19882nd American Comedy Award: Robin Williams & Tracey Ullman

1943Joseph Stalin dissolves the Comintern (or Third International).

1961Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Mater et Magistra

1536Anne Boleyn & brother George, Lord Rochford, accused of adultery and incest

1991President Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Balt Oriole game

1981George Harrison releases "All Those Years Ago" in UK

1796First Coalition: Napoleon enters Milan in triumph.

1953Heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in Chicago

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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

1953George Brett, Glen Dale West Virginia, KC Royal 3rd baseman (1980 AL MVP)

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Notable Weddings on May 15th

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

1825Author Wilhelm Grimm (39) weds Henriette Dorothea

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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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