May 9, 2017:
(1) (1893) American psychologist, lawyer, inventor and comic book writer William Moulton Marston is born. Along with creating the character Wonder Woman, he is also remembered for creating the systolic blood pressure test.
(2) (1944) The first ever Eye Bank (where eyes are stored for cornea transplants and research) opens in New York.
(3) (1960) USA becomes the first country to legalize the use of the birth control pill.