In history today: Last episode of “Seinfeld” airs
What happened May 14th?:
1796 – 1st smallpox inoculation administered, by Edward Jenner
1804 – Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast
1925 – Virginia Woolf’s novel Mrs Dalloway is published.
1967 – Mickey Mantle’s 500th HR off Oriole’s Stu Miller
1973 – Gold hits record $102.50 an ounce in London…Skylab launched, 1st Space Station…US Supreme court approves equal rights to females in military…Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, last airs on NBC-TV
1989 – Moonlighting, TV Crime Drama last airs on ABC
1998 – Last episode of Seinfeld on NBC (commercials are $2M for 30 seconds)
Birthdays & other occasions:
1944 – George Lucas, Modesto CA, director (Star Wars, Indiana Jones)
1998 – Frank Sinatra, American singer and actor, dies at 82
To see more events that happened on May 14th, visit www.historyorb.com/day/may/14
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