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Hour B, Segment 5
The History Book
May 14, 1787—Delegates begin gathering in Philadelphia for a convention to draw up the U.S. Constitution.
May 14, 1948—The independent state of Israel is proclaimed as British rule in Palestine comes to an end.
May 13, 1981—Pope John Paul II is shot and seriously wounded in St. Peter's Square by Turkish assailant Mehmet Ali Agca.
May 10, 1908—The first Mother's Day observance.
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