On this day: May 15

POSTED: 12:56 PM CDT May 14, 2013    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CDT May 15, 2014 
downtown Las Vegas 1905

Las Vegas is founded, Mickey Mouse makes his screen debut, the Soviets begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, and a 16-year-old sailor completes her solo around-the-world journey, all on this day.