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

 | Updated: May 05, 2021, 08:15 AM IST

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.

Battle of Puebla

Outnumbered Mexican army defeats French at Battle of Puebla


West Germany

West Germany regains full sovereignty after World War II


Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space


Alitalia Flight crash

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


Iranian Embassy siege

British Special Air Service terminates Iranian Embassy siege in London