On this day: May 20

Published On: May 17 2013 04:26:12 PM CDT   Updated On: May 20 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Vasco da Gama arrives in India, Christopher Columbus dies, Norman Rockwell makes his Saturday Evening Post cover debut, HIV is discovered, and "Cheers" airs its series finale, all on this day.

OTD May 20 - Busta Rhymes
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1972: Rapper and actor Busta Rhymes, best known for songs such as "Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check," "Dangerous," "What's It Gonna Be?!" and "Pass the Courvoisier, Part II," is born Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr. in Brooklyn, N.Y. He's also appeared in movies such as "Higher Learning," "Shaft," "Finding Forrester" and "Halloween: Resurrection."

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