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7 Historical Events That Have Happened In The Month Of May

April month had been like a roller coaster ride for most of us! From highs to lows, it was full of ups and downs. Usually it is, isn't it?

And the month of May, it is surely an important month for us because of some important events which created history. They are listed down below.

7 Historical Events That Have Happened In The Month Of May

7 Historical Events That Have Happened In The Month Of May

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1. May 10, 1994

1. May 10, 1994

Nelson Mandela was nominated as the president of South Africa.

2. May 12, 1820

2. May 12, 1820

Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy.

3. May 14, 1796

3. May 14, 1796

Smallpox vaccine was developed on this day by Dr. Edward Jenner.

4. May 2, 2011

4. May 2, 2011

The US operational forces killed Osama Bin Laden.

5. May 29, 1859

5. May 29, 1859

The creator of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle was born at Edinburgh, Scotland.

6. May 9, Victory day

6. May 9, Victory day

During the great patriotic war in Russia, the Nazis were defeated and it is celebrated as victory day in Russia.

7. May 21, 1881

7. May 21, 1881

The American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton.

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