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On this day: May 15

POSTED: 10:56 AM PDT May 14, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 14, 2013 

Las Vegas is founded, Mickey Mouse makes his screen debut, the Soviets begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, and a 16-year-old sailor completes her solo around-the-world journey, all on this day.

OTD May 15 - Emily Dickinson
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1886: Poet Emily Dickinson, whose work mostly went unpublished during her life but is today considered to be a major American poet, dies of Bright's disease at the age of 55 in Amherst, Mass.

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