On this day: May 2

Published On: May 01 2013 03:30:28 PM CDT   Updated On: May 02 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Leonardo da Vinci dies, Lou Gehrig sits out a game for the first time in 14 years, the Soviets capture Berlin, and a version of "The Scream" sells for a record amount at auction, all on this day.

OTD May 2 - Larry Gatlin
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1948: Country music singer-songwriter and actor Larry Gatlin, who teamed up with his brothers to become one of country music's most successful acts of the 1970s and 1980s, is born in Seminole, Texas. Some of his biggest hits as Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers include "All the Gold in California" and "Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You)." He's seen here in 2009.

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