On this day: May 7

Published On: May 06 2013 02:54:21 PM CDT   Updated On: May 07 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Joan of Arc leads the French to victory, the Germans sink the Lusitania, the Nazis surrender, the 27th Amendment is ratified after two centuries, and Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler announce a $40 billion merger, all on this day.

OTD May 7 - Shelley Long
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1987: Shelley Long, as Diane Chambers, makes her last appearance as a regular on the sitcom "Cheers." Long, who left the show to spend more time with her newborn child and focus on a movie career, would return for the series finale in 1993.

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