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Calendar for May 14th, 2013

1607: Jamestown, Virginia, became the first permanent British settlement in North America

1643: At four years old, Louis XIV became King of France

Born 1686: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit (physicist)

1804: Lewis and Clark's expedition left St. Louis for the West. The Corps of Discovery, as it was later to be called, originally included approximately 45 people.

1897: Copyright registered for J. Phillip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever" march

Died 1919: Henry John Heinz (founder of the H. J. Heinz Company)

Born 1936: Bobby Darin (singer)

Born 1944: George Lucas (filmmaker)

1945: The Sparrow and the Hawk, a serial for kids, was broadcast for the first time over CBS radio

Born 1952: David Byrne (musician)

1959: President Eisenhower broke ground for the Lincoln Center

Born 1969: Cate Blanchett (actress)

Died 1970: Billie Burke (actress)

1973: First manned U.S. space station launched

Died 1978: William Lear (inventor)

Born 1983: Amber Tamblyn (actress)

Died 1987: Rita Hayworth (actress)

Born 1993: Miranda Cosgrove (actress)

Died 1997: Harry Blackstone Jr. (magician)

Died 1998: Frank Sinatra (singer & actor)

1998: The final episode of Seinfeld aired

Died 2003: Robert Stack (actor)

Died 2004: Anna Lee (actress whose career in films and television spanned nearly 70 years)

Died 2006: Stanley Kunitz (United States poet laureate (2000-01), Pulitzer Prize winner)

2006: Statue honoring the women athletes of the All-American Professional Baseball League installed at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, New York


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