On this day: May 1

Published On: Apr 30 2013 05:16:34 PM CDT   Updated On: May 01 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Empire State Building opens, "Citizen Kane" premieres, Cheerios are introduced, Elvis gets hitched, President Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech, and President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden, all on this day.

OTD May 1 - Cheerios
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General Mills

1941: General Mills introduces the breakfast cereal Cheerios, originally known as CherriOats. The name was changed to Cheerios in 1945 because of a trade name dispute with Quaker Oats.

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