Today in History: May 9

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Today in History: May 9

May 9, 2014 Updated May 9, 2014 at 11:35 AM EDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: The FDA approves the first birth control pill; FCC chief Newton Minow condemns TV programming; Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett fly over the North Pole; Journalist Mike Wallace and singer Billy Joel born.

 

 

 

 

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