On this day: May 19

Published: May 09 2014 07:05:39 PM EDT   Updated On: May 19 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Anne Boleyn loses her head, Oscar Wilde gets out of prison, Marilyn Monroe sings for the president, Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis dies, all on this day.

OTD May 19 - Katie Couric
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2011: Katie Couric, the first regular solo anchorwoman of a network evening newscast, signs off the "CBS Evening News" for the last time after five years.

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