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It happened on a… May 12

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It happened on a… May 12
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For the first time, astronomers reveal an image of the black hole located at the center of our galaxy. Known as Sagittarius A. The image shows the shadow of the black hole surrounded by a bright ring. The black hole is 4 million times more massive than our sun.


Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro becoming first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since Castro’s 1959 revolution.


“Pulp Fiction”, directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Samuel L. Jackson premieres at the Cannes Film Festival (Palme d’Or 1994).


Canada’s largest charter airline, Nationair, declares bankruptcy.


Canadian Olympian Ben Johnson admits to Dubin Inquiry that he has used anabolic steroids to enhance performance.


South African prisoner Nelson Mandela saw his wife for the first time in 22 years.


“Are You Experienced” album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience first released .


US & Canada form North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).


Coronation of King George VI of Great Britain (and his other realms and territories beyond the sea) at Westminster Abbey, London.


In the Battle of Batoche (Saskatchewan), French Canadians rebelled against the Canadian government.


1st recorded shutout in pro baseball, Chicago 1, St Louis 0.


Manitoba becomes a province of Canada.


Toilet that flushes itself at regular intervals is patented.

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