The day Osama bin Laden died

Published On: Sep 01 2011 02:22:24 PM EDT   Updated On: May 01 2012 12:43:42 PM EDT

As the world marks the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, look back at that historic day -- May 1, 2011 -- as it unfolded.

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A crowd cheers outside the White House gates after President Barack Obama announced that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a firefight with U.S. forces in Pakistan.