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It happened on a… May 9

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It happened on a… May 9
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Writer E. Jean Carroll leaves a Manhattan court house after a jury found former President Donald Trump liable for sexually abusing her in a Manhattan department store in the 1990s. The jury awarded her $5 million in damages for her battery and defamation claims.


Pope Francis introduces new rules on reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, criticized for not going far enough.


Accra Sports Stadium Disaster: 129 Ghanaian football fans die in a stampede caused by the firing of teargas by police following a decision by the referee in a crucial match between arch-rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.


Nelson Mandela was chosen to be South Africa’s first black president.


Slasher horror film “Friday the 13th” is released in cinemas.


The Beatles sign their 1st contract with EMI Parlophone.


US becomes the first country to legalize the birth control pill.


Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock has world premiere in San Francisco.


Prince Rainier III becomes monarch of Monaco.


Joseph Bramah patented the beer-pump handle.

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