* 1718 - City of New Orleans founded

* 1824 - Beethoven's 9th Symphony premiers in Vienna

* 1914 - US Congress establishes Mother's Day

* 1970 - "Long & Winding Road" becomes the Beatles last American release

* 1977 Seattle Slew wins the 103rd Kentucky Derby

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Other notable events include:  Billy Dean weds Stephanie Paisley in Nashville 2005; "Growing Pains" actress Alan Thicke (58) weds model Tanya Callau at The One and Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Actress Tori Spelling (32) weds actor Dean McDermott (39) at Wakaya Club in Wakaya Island, Fiji

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