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 This day in History - May 21
419 Historic Events for May 21
1947

Dorothy Germain, LPGA golfer

Birth
1947

Bill Champlin, Oakland Ca, rocker

Birth
1948

NY Yank Joe Dimaggio hits for cycle (single, double, triple, HR)

Event
1948

Leo Sayer, [Gerard], England, singer (When I Need Love)

Birth
1948

Carol Potter, actress (Beverly Hills 90210)

Birth
1949

Rosalind Plowright, British soprano (Aida, Senta)

Birth
1949

Arno Hintjens, Belgian singer (T C Matic)

Birth
1949

Andrew Nell, editor (Sunday Times)

Birth
1949

Klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42

Death
1950

Vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia

Event
1950

Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

Birth
1951

Al Franken, comedian/writer/actor (SNL, Stuart Saves His Family)

Birth
1952

Dutch Queen Juliana opens Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

Event
1952

Bkln Dodgers score 15 runs in 1st inning and beat Cin Reds, 19-1

Event
1952

John Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39

Death
1952

Mr T, [Lawrence Tero], Chicago, actor (A-Team, Rocky III, T and T)

Birth
1953

French govt of Mayer resigns

Event
1954

Marina Langner, Dusseldorf Germany, Miss World runner-up (1975)

Birth
1954

Bill Abbott, Sarnia Ontario, yachter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1954

Janos Hammerschlag, composer, dies at 68

Death
1954

Amendment to give 18-year-olds right to vote is defeated

Event
1955

WFRV TV channel 5 in Green Bay, WI (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1955

1st transcontinental round-trip solo flight-sunrise to sunset

Event
1955

"House of Flowers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 165 performances

Event
1955

Liaqat Ali, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani in six Tests 1975-79)

Birth