Wednesday, May 2, 2007

On May 2, ...

... 1999, Mireya Moscoso became the 1st woman elected as President of Panama, a position she held until 2004.
... 1729, Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst, who would reign from 1762-96 as the Russian empress Catherine the Great (right), was born in the town then known as Stettin, Germany, now Szczecin, Poland.

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