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On this day: May 1

Published: Apr 30 2013 06:16:34 PM EDT   Updated On: May 01 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The Empire State Building opens, "Citizen Kane" premieres, Cheerios are introduced, Elvis gets hitched, President Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech, and President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden, all on this day.

OTD May 1 - Pope Pius V
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1572: Pope Pius V dies at the age of 68 in Rome, Papal States. Born Antonio Ghislieri, he was canonized as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church in 1712.

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