Last week's photos:
1707 Great Britain formed
2011 Osama bin Laden killed
1970 Kent State University protest
1937 Hindenburg explosion
Last year we looked at obscure holidays. This year, let’s look at major world events that occurred each week. Make your best guess in the comments as to the years of each event. No googling!
May 10, ____ - The Union Pacific and Central Pacific railways were joined by a golden spike at Promontory Point, Utah.
May 10, ____ - Former political prisoner Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as president of South Africa.
May 13, ____ - Pope John Paul II was shot twice at close range in St. Peter's Square in Rome.
May 14, ____ - Smallpox vaccine was developed by Dr. Edward Jenner.