On this day: May 14

Published On: May 13 2013 05:39:32 PM CDT   Updated On: May 14 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

English colonists settle in America, the Lewis and Clark Expedition starts a historic journey, Israel becomes an independent state, Frank Sinatra dies, and "Seinfeld" comes to an end, all on this day.

OTD May 14 - Jack Bruce
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1943: Rock musician and singer-songwriter Jack Bruce, best known as a founding member of the British psychedelic rock trio Cream along with Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton, is born in Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. He died of liver disease at age 71 on Oct. 25, 2014.

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