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 This day in History - May 21
419 Historic Events for May 21
1981

Stanley Cup: NY Islanders beat Minnesota North Stars, 4 games to 1

Event
1982

British troops lands on Falkland Islands

Event
1983

109th Preakness: Donald Miller Jr on Deputed Testamony wins in 1:55.4

Event
1983

Finn Einar Mortensen, composer, dies at 61

Death
1983

David Bowie's "Let's "Dance," single goes #1

Event
1983

Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB, for mating for STS-7 mission

Event
1983

"Bang The Drum All Day" by Todd Rundgren hits #63

Event
1984

Ann Little, actress (Roaring Road), dies

Death
1984

Andrea Leeds, actress (Stage Door, Earthbound), dies of cancer at 70

Death
1985

Frustaci Septuplets, Calif, Patricia Frustaci gives birth to 7

Birth
1986

Atlanta Brave Rafael Ramirez hits 4 doubles in a game

Event
1986

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1987

Alejandro Rey, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies at 57

Death
1987

Military coup in Fiji Islands under lt col Sitivani Rabuka

Event
1987

Xignals PC Board BBS begins in Alabama

Event
1988

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1988

114th Preakness: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 1:56.2

Event
1988

"Da'Butt" by EU hits #35

Event
1988

Dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations, dies at 92

Death
1988

"Fat" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #99

Event
1988

Jane Powell weds Dickie Moore

Event
1989

35th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez

Event
1990

Franklyn Seales, actor (Silver Spoon, Onion Field), dies of AIDS at 37

Death
1990

Last episode of "Newhart" airs on CBS-TV

Event
1990

Mary Victor Bruce, who flew around empire state bldg in 1930, dies

Death