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 This day in History - May 21
419 Historic Events for May 21
1990

Moelvi Mohammed Farouk, Indian spiritual leader, murdered

Death
1990

Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,844.68

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1991

Bobby Dale, dies at 92

Death
1991

Jean Van Joutte, PM of Belgium (1952-54), dies

Death
1991

Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minster (1984-91), assassinated at 46

Death
1991

Ethiopia's Marxist president (Mengistu Haile Mariam) resigns

Event
1992

Elizabeth David, British cookbook writer, dies

Death
1992

NJ senate overrides Governor Florio's veto and lowers sales tax to 6%

Event
1992

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

Event
1992

Skip Stephenson, TV host (Real People), dies

Death
1992

Mrithi, gorilla (Gorilla in the Mist), dies at 24

Death
1992

Brendan Nulholland, Daily Mail reporter, dies at 59

Death
1993

John Holland, actor (They Saved Hitler's Brain), dies at 65

Death
1993

John Frost, English lt-kol (operation Market Garden 1944), dies at 80

Death
1993

Dayanara Torres, 18, of Puerto Rico, crowned 42nd Miss Universe

Event
1993

Opposition leader Xanana Gusmao of East-Timor sentenced to life

Event
1993

Robin Smith scores 167 in England Texaco Trophy loss v Australia

Event
1993

Venezuela president Carlos Andr‚s P‚rez fired

Event
1994

Sushmita Sen, 18, of India, crowned 43rd Miss Universe

Event
1994

John Weidner, war hero, dies at 71

Death
1994

John Henry Weidner, Dutch/US resistance fighter, dies at 81

Death
1994

Giovanni Goria, PM of Italy (1987-88), dies

Death
1994

Cliff Wilson, snooker player, dies at 60

Death
1994

South Yemen secedes from Yemen

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1994

Reds bat out of order against Dodgers in 2nd inning

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