This Week in History

May 8, 1945

Great Britain, the United States, and formerly Nazi-occupied cities in Europe celebrate Victory in Europe Day.

May 9, 1914

Woodrow Wilson’s presidential proclamation officially declares the second Sunday of May National Mother’s Day.

May 11, 1981

International and influential reggae musician Bob Marley dies of cancer in Miami, Florida, at the age of 36.

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