May 2 (UPI) -- On this date in history:
In 1519, Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist, scientist and inventor, died at age 67.
In 1611, a new translation of the Bible in England, popularly called the King James Bible after King James I, was published.
In 1863, Confederate Gen. Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson was mistakenly shot by his own soldiers. He died eight days later.
In 1913, the United States formally recognized President Yuan Shikai and his Republic of China.
In 1941, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved the regular scheduling of commercial television broadcasts.
In 1972, 91 people were killed in a mine fire in Kellogg, Idaho.
In 1995, the Clinton administration announced that Cuban boat people seeking asylum in the United States would be henceforth returned to Cuba.
In 2004, Nigerian Christian militants attacked the Muslim town of Yelwa with firearms and machetes. The Nigerian Red Cross put the death toll at 630.
In 2010, Greece was saved from defaulting on its debts by the International Monetary Fund and the 16 European countries of the eurozone, which agreed on a $146 billion loan package for the struggling country.
In 2018, California reported the first death associated with an E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona. The outbreak would go on to kill five people and sicken more than 200.