On this day: May 20

Published On: May 17 2013 04:26:12 PM CDT   Updated On: May 20 2016 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 - Saturday Evening Post
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Saturday Evening Post

1916: The Saturday Evening Post publishes its first cover with a Norman Rockwell painting. The painting was titled "Boy with Baby Carriage." Rockwell would continue to provide illustrations for the magazine's cover for more than four decades.

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