Miss America gives up her crown, Fergie gets a royal wedding, a new comet is discovered, and a singer's life comes to a tragic ending, all on this day.
2012: Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, dies following a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee is going on from May 26th through May 28th. Every year millions of students participate in spelling competitions around the country. Test your spelling skills and learn more about spelling bees right here!
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