This Week in History

19 May, 1881: Turkish army officer, politician and the first President of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is born.

20 May, 1873: Blue jeans are patented by Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis.

21 May, 1991: Former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, is assassinated.

22 May, 1980: The arcade game Pac-Man is released.

23 May, 1951: Delegates of the Dalai Lama sign the Seventeen Point Agreement.

24 May, 1819: Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom is born.

25 May, 1977: The first Star Wars film is released.