Today is the 140th day of 2016 and the 61st day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII of England, was beheaded for alleged adultery.
In 1921, the U.S. Congress passed the Emergency Quota Act, setting a national quota system for immigration.
In 1962, Marilyn Monroe performed an infamously seductive rendition of "Happy Birthday" for President John F. Kennedy, a week before his birthday.
In 1963, the New York Post Sunday Magazine published the first excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from a Birmingham Jail."
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), North Vietnamese leader; Malcolm X (1925-1965), civil rights leader; Nora Ephron (1941-2012), filmmaker/writer; Pete Townshend (1945- ), singer-songwriter/musician; Andre the Giant (1946-1993), actor/wrestler; Grace Jones (1948- ), singer/actress; Archie Manning (1949- ), football player; Joey Ramone (1951-2001), singer-songwriter; Kevin Garnett (1976- ), basketball player; Georges St-Pierre (1981- ), mixed martial artist; Rebecca Hall (1982- ), actress; Sam Smith (1992- ), singer-songwriter.
TODAY'S FACT: In his late 20s, future Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh lived in Paris, where he worked retouching photos.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1991, Willy T. Ribbs became the first African-American driver to qualify for the Indianapolis 500.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "Time is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. Truth is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. You don't need anything else." -- Malcolm X
TODAY'S NUMBER: 39 -- months that Anne Boleyn was married to Henry VIII before her execution.
TODAY'S MOON: Between first quarter moon (May 13) and full moon (May 21).