On this day: May 14

POSTED: 05:39 PM CDT May 13, 2013    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CDT May 14, 2014 
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, split blurb

English colonists settle in America, the Lewis and Clark Expedition starts a historic journey, Israel becomes an independent state, Frank Sinatra dies, and "Seinfeld" comes to an end, all on this day.