This Week in History

May 15, 1937

Madeleine Korbel Albright, the U.S.’s first female Secretary of State, is born in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

May 16, 1770

In Versailles, the French dauphin, Louis, marries Marie Antoinette of Austria.

May 20, 1873

San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno, Nevada, tailor Jacob Davis receive a business patent to create blue jeans.


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