What Happened This Week in History?
- May 11, 1858- Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state
- May 12, 1847- William Clayton invented the odometer
- May 13, 1967- Mickey Mantle hit his 500th home run
- May 14, 1643- Louis XIV became King of France at age 4 after the death of his father
- May 15, 1985- Prince released the single "Raspberry Beret"
- May 16, 1920- Joan of Arc was canonized in Rome
- May 17, 2007- First time trains crossed the border dividing North and South Korea since 1953