On this day: May 9

Published On: May 08 2013 02:16:02 PM EDT   Updated On: May 09 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT
Join or Die snake political cartoon

Ben Franklin prints his "Join, or Die" political cartoon, the FDA approves the first oral contraceptive, impeachment hearings for President Nixon begin, and "Golden Girls" airs its final episode, all on this day.