May

May 1, 1932

"Monkeys Test Coins in Big Siamese Banks," The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 1, 1932.

May 2, 1904

Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams - The Early Years 1903 - 1940, Gary Giddins, Warner Books, 2001.

May 3, 7138

1,411 Quite Interesting Facts to Knock You Sideways, John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin, W. W. Norton & Company, 2015.

May 7, 1922

"Judge is Unable to Rule on 'Love,'" The Washington Times, May 7, 1922.

May 8, 1885

"Jumped From Suspension Bridge - Lived," Evening World, April 7, 1948."

Bristol Magpie, May 16, 1885.

May 12, 1593

Who Killed Kit Marlowe? A Contract to Murder in Elizabethan England, M.J. Trow, 2001, pg. 250.

Christopher Marlowe: A Renaissance Life, Constance Brown Kuriyama, Cornell University Press, 2002, pg. 122.

May 13, 1604

Champlain's Dream, David Hackett Fischer, Simon & Schuster, 2008, pg. 163.

May 14, 1942

Women At War 1914-91: Voices of the Twentieth Century, Nigel Fountain, Michael O'Mara Books, 2002.

"Price Ceiling Put Lid on Women's Frills in Canada," Chicago Tribune, May 14, 1942.

May 15, 1602

Cod, Mark Kurlansky, Penguin Books, 1998.

May 16, 1830

The Quantum Universe: (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does), Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw, First Da Capo Press, 2011.

Born to Be King: Prince Charles on Planet Windsor, Catherine Mayer, Henry Holt, 2015.

May 18, 1924

"France Denounces Olympic Outbreak," New York Times, May 20, 1924.

May 20, 325

Roman Pilgrimage: The Station Churches, George Weigel, Basic Books, 2013.

May 24, 1920

"President of France Tumbles Off Speeding Train," The Ogden Standard, May 24, 1920.

May 26, 1968

"Iceland's 40,000 Drivers Shift Easily to Right Side," New York Times, May 28, 1968. 

May 30, 1739

Eating the Enlightenment: Food and the Sciences in Paris, 1670-1760, E.C. Spary, University of Chicago Press, 2012.

May 31, 1949

"Charley Lupica, 90, Dies; Fan Who Sat on Flagpole," Richard Goldstein, New York Times, 2002.

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