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Calendar for May 21st, 2013

1470s

  • Born 1471: Albrecht Durer (painter)

  • 1540s

  • Died 1542: Hernando de Soto (explorer)

  • 1680s

  • Born 1688: Alexander Pope (poet)

  • 1830s

  • 1834: Cyrus McCormick’s reaper patented

  • 1840s

  • Born 1844: Henri Rousseau (painter)

  • 1880s

  • 1881: American Red Cross founded

  • Born 1887: James Gladstone (first Canadian aboriginal senator)

  • 1900s

  • Born 1904: Fats Waller (jazz pianist)

  • 1910s

  • Born 1917: Raymond Burr (actor)

  • 1930s

  • 1932: Amelia Earhart completed the first solo flight by a woman across the Atlantic

  • Died 1935: Jane Addams (social worker)

  • 1940s

  • 1941: Robin Moor became the first U.S. merchant ship sunk by a U-boat

  • 1945: Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married

  • 1950s

  • Born 1952: Mr. T (actor)

  • 1960s

  • 1964: World's first nuclear powered light-house, Baltimore Light, went into operation, Chesapeake Bay

  • 1980s

  • 1985: Patti Frustaci gave birth to the first septuplets in the United States

  • Born 1987: Ashlie Brillault (actress)


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