This date in history 5-21-2021

This date in history for May 21.

1877: American Red Cross founded.

1901: Connecticut enacts first speed-limit law.

1911: French troops occupy Fez, sparking second Moroccan Crisis.

1927: Charles Lindbergh completes first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight.

1932: Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make solo, nonstop transatlantic flight.

1942: Thousands of Jews die in Nazi gas chambers.

1956: United States drops hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll.

1960: Huge earthquake hits Chile.

1992: Long Island Lolita is arrested.

1999: Soap star Susan Lucci wins first Emmy after 19 nominations.


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