On this day: May 20

POSTED: 02:26 PM PDT May 17, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 19, 2015 

Vasco da Gama arrives in India, Christopher Columbus dies, Norman Rockwell makes his Saturday Evening Post cover debut, HIV is discovered, and "Cheers" airs its series finale, all on this day.

OTD May 20 - Ray Manzarek
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2013: Rock musician Ray Manzarek, best known as the co-founder and keyboardist for The Doors, dies of bile duct cancer at age 74 in Rosenheim, Germany.


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