On this day: May 2

Published On: May 01 2013 03:30:28 PM CDT   Updated On: May 02 2016 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 - Benjamin Spock
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1903: Pediatrician and writer Benjamin Spock, whose 1946 book "Baby and Child Care" is one of the biggest best-sellers of all time, is born in New Haven, Connecticut. He died at age 94 on March 15, 1998.

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