The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1756 The Seven Years War began

1940 Nylon stockings went on general sale for the first time in the United States.

1948 Hours after declaring its independence, the new state of Israel was attacked by Transjordan, Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon.

1970 The Carpenters released Close to You

1988 The Soviet Union began withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan.


~ by thehalobender on May 15, 2009.

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