On this day: May 15

Published On: May 14 2013 12:56:09 PM CDT   Updated On: May 15 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Las Vegas is founded, Mickey Mouse makes his screen debut, the Soviets begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, and a 16-year-old sailor completes her solo around-the-world journey, all on this day.

OTD May 15 - Ray Lewis
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1975: NFL linebacker Ray Lewis, who won two Super Bowl titles in his 17-year career with the Baltimore Ravens, is born in Bartow, Fla. Lewis was selected to 13 Pro Bowls and won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2000 and 2003, becoming the sixth player to win the award multiple times. He also was the second linebacker to win the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, which he won in Super Bowl XXXV in 2001, and the first to win the award on the winning Super Bowl team.

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