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The highest temperature ever recorded for the month of May occurred on May 27, 1896, in Salton, Calif. (elevation –263 ft), where the temperature reached 124°F. The lowest temperatu…

May

A lovely girl who married January, an old Lombard baron, sixty years of age. She had a liaison with a young squire named Damyan, and was detected by January; but she persuaded the old fool …

May

MayFor terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.DayPhenomenonHour1LAST QUARTER06001Neptune is 5° north of the Moon.15002Mars is 3° north of the Moon.15003Uranus is 3° north of the…

May

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.DayPhenomenonHour2Mars is 4° south of the Moon.11003Pallas, the second-largest asteroid, appears to be motionless in the sky as it goes from d…

May

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms. Day Phenomenon Hour 2 FULL M…

Willie Mays

Name at birth: Willie Howard Mays, Jr.Willie Mays was the model of a multi-talented baseball hero during his 22-season major league career. A speedy center fielder, he stole 338 bases, won 11 Gold Glo…

May 2002

WorldUN Drops Plans for Jenin Fact-finding Mission (May 2): Secretary General Kofi Annan disbands team that would have investigated deadly Israeli attack on Palestinian refugee camp after Isra…

May 2003

WorldBush Says Combat Over in Iraq (May 1): In a speech from the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln, president announces U.S. victorious in war in Iraq. Blair Postpones Northern Ireland Election…

May 1998

1998 News Month-By-MonthWorldFormer Premier Admits to Rwanda Massacres (May 1): Jean Kambanda pleads guilty to genocide charges before U.N. tribunal. He faces life in prison.Europeans Agree o…

Theresa May

Name at birth: Theresa BrasierTheresa May became the new leader of the Conservative Party, and the new prime minister of the United Kingdom, on July 13, 2016. She replaced the resigning David Cameron,…