21 May

21 May

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 21st, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 21st in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Day for Cultural Diversity.
  • International Tea Day
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
  • Rapture Party Day
  • National Waitstaff Day
  • National Memo Day
  • I Need A Patch For That Day
  • International Plant a Lemon Tree Day
  • World Whisky Day
  • World Fiddle Day
  • National Learn To Swim Day
  • Armed Forces Day

Historic Events

2005: Montenegro voted to leave Serbia in a referendum in 2005.

1991: Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated when a bomb explodes during election campaigning in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in 1991.

1932: American aviator Amelia Earhart became the first woman to pilot an aeroplane solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 1932.

1905: Incandescent Luna Park, Coney Island, New York.

Incandescent Luna Park, Coney Island, New York.

Army Aviation, College Park, Maryland. Tests of Curtiss aircraft for the military.

Army Aviation, College Park, Maryland. Tests of Curtiss aircraft for the military.

Famous Birthdays

  • The Notorious B.I.G. was born.
  • Philip II of Spain was born.
  • Aditya Chopra was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Henry VI of England died.
  • Rajiv Gandhi died.
  • Williamina Fleming died.

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