May 4, 2013
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The History Book

May 6, 1937—The Hindenburg, a hydrogen-filled German dirigible, burns and crashes in Lakehurst, N.J., killing 36 of the 97 people on board.

May 4, 1970—Ohio National Guardsmen open fire on anti-war protesters at Kent State University, killing four students and wounding nine others.

May 5, 1961—Astronaut Alan Shepard becomes America's first space traveler as he makes a 15-minute suborbital flight.

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May 4, 2013