On this day: May 16

POSTED: 12:19 AM PDT May 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 15, 2016 

Joan of Arc is sainted, the first Academy Awards are handed out, SpaghettiOs debut, "Pet Sounds" and "Blonde on Blonde" hit record store shelves, and Sammy Davis Jr. and Jim Henson pass away, all on this day.

OTD May 16 - space shuttle Endeavour
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2011: The space shuttle Endeavour launches on STS-134, its 25th and final mission into space. The flight, which delivered the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and an ExPRESS Logistics Carrier to the international space station, was the penultimate mission of NASA's shuttle program.


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