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Monday, May 02, 2005

On This Day

Monday, May 02nd
The 122nd day of 2005
There are 243 days left in the year

Today's Highlights in History
On May 2, 1945, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and parts of Austria.

On May 2, 1903, Benjamin Spock, the American pediatrician whose books on child rearing influenced generations of parents, was born. Following his death on March 15, 1998, his obituary appeared in The Times.

On May 2, 1885, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about construction of the Statue of Liberty. (See the cartoon and read an explanation.)
Reference: The New York Times

Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.