The Only Things That Happened on This Day in History

1932 The body of the kidnapped son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh was found in a wooded area of Hopewell, N.J.

1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood, starring Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, and Olivia De Havilland, premiered at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.

1949 The Soviet Union announced an end to the Berlin blockade.

1970 Ernie Banks hit his 500th home run

1972 The album “Exile on Main St.” by the Rolling Stones was released.

2008 A devastating earthquake in China’s Sichuan province killed some 70,000 people.


~ by thehalobender on May 12, 2009.

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