On this day: May 9

POSTED: 11:16 AM PDT May 08, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 08, 2014 

Ben Franklin prints his "Join, or Die" political cartoon, the FDA approves the first oral contraceptive, impeachment hearings for President Nixon begin, and "Golden Girls" airs its final episode, all on this day.

OTD May 9 - JM Barrie
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Library of Congress

1860: Author J. M. Barrie, best known as the creator of Peter Pan, is born in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

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