May 5 in history: Battle of Puebla, first American in space, and more

From the outcome of the Battle of Puebla to the first American reaching space, WION's Today in History brings all.

So, check it out and experience yourself.
 

1862

Outnumbered Mexican army defeats French at Battle of Puebla

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1955

West Germany regains full sovereignty after World War II

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1961

Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space
 

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1972

Alitalia Flight 112 crashes into Mount Longa, Sicily, killing 115
 

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1980

British Special Air Service terminates Iranian Embassy siege in London


 

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