On this day: May 15

POSTED: 10:56 AM PDT May 14, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 14, 2016 

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 - Nolan Ryan
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1973: Nolan Ryan of the California Angels pitches the first no-hitter of his career, beating the Kansas City Royals 3-0. Ryan would pitch another no-hitter exactly two months later and end up tossing a record seven no-hitters before his career was done.


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