May 1 : Moments in History
1883: Buffalo Bill staged his first Wild West Show.
1920: the Boston Braves and Brooklyn Dodgers played the longest game in baseball history. The 26-inning game ended tied at one.
1941; General Mills introduced Cheerios cereal.
1963: Rolling Stones began their first recording session in London for Decca Records, recording the Chuck Berry song “Come On.”
1982: Joan Jett and The Blackhearts had the number one single with”I Love Rock and Roll.”
1986: Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee married actress Heather Locklear in Santa Barbara, Calif. Both wore white.
1988: Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls became the first player to score 50 or more points in consecutive playoff games, in the Bulls’ first two games against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the
First Round of their Eastern Conference series.
1997: Marilyn Manson won its lawsuit against the New Jersey Sports & Exhibition Authority, which tried to ban the band from playing in a heavy-metal rock festival at the Meadowlands.
(Sources: CNN and AP)