Francis Gary Powers

May 1 has been a day of many important events and happenings from the 1950s to the early 2000s. In 1960, Francis Gary Powers, a Central Intelligence Agency U-2 pilot was shot down over Sverdlovsk in the Soviet Union where he was captured and put on trial for espionage. He was later exchanged for a Soviet agent captured by the United States and returned home. (Courtesy Photo)

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