May 12, 2015 in History


A second major earthquake, magnitude 7.3, hits Nepal less than three weeks after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook the nation and caused thousands of deaths and injuries; at least 48 people are known to have perished in this second event

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1986 Bicycle is pedaled 65 mph
1984 South Africa prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for 1st time in 22 years
1979 Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end
1951 1st H Bomb test, on Enewetak Atoll
1908 Wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B. Stubblefield
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