Saturday, May 14, 2011

May 15th

1567: Mary, Queen of Scots, marries James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, her third husband. The paparazzi goes into a frenzy trying to get the first portraits of the couple painted in time for the next day's papers.

1940: McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California. The field of profitable cardiology is born.

2010: Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo... but she is too busy texting to notice.


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