May 20 in history: Shakespeare's sonnets published, Cuba gains independence and more

From the publishing of the Shakespeare's sonnets to the independence of Cuba, we've got it all covered.

Let's dive in today's history.

1609

Shakespeare's sonnets are published in London.

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1873

Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive patent for blue jeans.

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1902

Cuba gains independence from the United States.

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1932

Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across Atlantic Ocean.

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1971

Pakistan Army massacre thousands in Chuknagar, Bangladesh.

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