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On This Day in History - May 1

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What Happened On This Day In History - May 1

1930 May 1

1930-05-01

The planet Pluto is officially named. It had been discovered a few months earlier by astronomer Clyde Tombaugh at the Lowell Observatory in Arizona, USA.

1978 May 1

1978-05-01

The first spam e-mail in history is circulated in the internet's predecessor, the ARPANET.