On this day: May 15

POSTED: 10:56 AM PDT May 14, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 14, 2014 

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 - Stanley Cup
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Library and Archives Canada

1893: The Stanley Cup, then named the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, is first awarded to the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association on behalf of the Montreal Hockey Club. The team had won the cup by finishing atop the standings of the 1893 season of the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada with a 7-1-0 record.

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