This day in history, May 14, 2019
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Started by metmike - May 13, 2019, 11:14 p.m.

A slow day in history(at least based on Wikepedia not listing many events on the list).  Read and learn about it and pick one for us if you want.

1608 – The Protestant Union is founded.

The Protestant Union (German: Protestantische Union), also known as the Evangelical Union, Union of Auhausen, German Union or the Protestant Action Party, was a coalition of Protestant German states. It was formed on May 14, 1608 by Frederick IV, Elector Palatine in order to defend the rights, land and safety of each member. It included both Calvinist and Lutheran states, and dissolved in 1621.

By metmike - May 13, 2019, 11:19 p.m.
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1878 – The last witchcraft trial held in the United States begins in Salem, Massachusetts, after Lucretia Brown, an adherent of Christian Science, accused Daniel Spofford of attempting to harm her through his mental powers.

2017-New witch hunt begins (-:

By carlberky - May 14, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
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1939Lina Medina becomes the youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five.

Lina Medina was born in Ticrapo, Castrovirreyna Province, Peru to silversmith Tiburelo Medina and Victoria Losea. Her parents brought her to a hospital at age five due to increasing abdominal size. Doctors originally thought that she had a tumor, but they then determined that she was in her seventh month of pregnancy. Dr. Gerardo Lozada took her to Lima to have other specialists confirm that she was pregnant. 

A month and a half after the original diagnosis, Medina gave birth to a boy by caesarean section. She was 5 years, 7 months, and 21 days old, the youngest person in history to give birth. The caesarean birth was necessitated by her small pelvis.

Medina has never revealed the father of the child nor the circumstances of her impregnation. Escomel suggested that she might not actually know herself, as she "couldn't give precise responses". Lina's father was arrested on suspicion of child sexual abuse, but he was released due to lack of evidence and the biological father was never identified. Her son grew up healthy. He died in 1979 at the age of 40.