President Nelson Mandela dances at a celebration concert following his inauguration as president of South Africa in Pretoria, Tuesday, May 10, 1994.  Mandela was earlier sworn in as the country's first black president.  (AP Photo/John Parkin)

Today in History: May 10

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Today is Tuesday, May 10, the 131st day of 2016. There are 235 days left in the year.

On May 9, 1994, South Africa's newly elected parliament chose Nelson Mandela to be the country's first black president.

Today in History: May 9

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Today is Monday, May 9, the 130th day of 2016. There are 236 days left in the year.