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May 3: 1654—Animals are charged tolls at the bridge at Rowley, Mass., but have problems carrying spare change. 1845—Malcolm B. Allen becomes the first black lawyer admitted to the bar in the U.S. Born: Niccolo Machiavelli (1469). Died: Wally Schirra (2007).

May 4: 35,937 BC—First known instance of husband being asked by spouse if their new pelt made them look heavy. 1626—Peter Minuit lands on Manhattan Island and later buys it all 20,000 acres for $24 in buttons and cloth. 1942—Japanese and U.S. air craft carriers launch planes at each other in the Battle of the Coral Sea. Born: Edda Kathleen Hepburn van Heemstra a/k/a Audrey Hepburn (1929). Died: Dom DeLuise (2009). National Nu...



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