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On this day: May 15

Published: May 14 2013 01:56:09 PM EDT   Updated On: May 15 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Las Vegas is founded, Mickey Mouse makes his screen debut, the Soviets begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, and a 16-year-old sailor completes her solo around-the-world journey, all on this day.

OTD May 15 - Anne Boleyn
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National Portrait Gallery, London

1536: A specially selected jury finds Anne Boleyn, the queen of England, guilty on charges of treason, adultery and incest. She is condemned to death and would be beheaded four days later.

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