What Happened On 21st May 1981 In History

May 21st (1981) was a Thursday. It's the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 224 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 21st May, 1981

  • » The Italian government releases the membership list of Propaganda Due, an illegal pseudo-Freemasonry known as Masonic lodge that was implicated in numerous Italian crimes and mysteries.

Famous Birthdays on May 21 in 1981

  • » Craig Anderson (ice hockey) or Craig Anderson, American ice hockey player
  • » Edson Buddle, American soccer player
  • » Josh Hamilton, American baseball player
  • » Maximilian Mutzke, German singer-songwriter
  • » Anna Rogowska, Polish pole vaulter
  • » Kaori Shimizu (voice actress) called Kaori Shimizu, Japanese voice actress

May 21st Famous Deaths for 1981

  • » Raymond McCreesh, Irish activist (b. 1957)

May 21st Holidays in History

  • » Afro-Colombian Day (Colombia)
  • » Christian feast day:
  • » Christopher Magallanes
  • » Eugène de Mazenod
  • » Constantine the Great and Christianity e.g Emperor Constantine I
  • » Earliest day on which Corpus Christi (feast) known as Corpus Christi can fall, while June 24 is the latest; held on Thursday after Trinity Sunday. (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » Helena of Constantinople, also known as "Feast of the Holy Great Sovereigns Constantine and Helen, Equal-to-the-Apostles." (Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • » May 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Circassian Day of Mourning (Circassians)
  • » Armed Forces Day Hungary or Day of Patriots and Military (Hungary)
  • » Navy Day (Chile)
  • » Saint Helena Day, celebrates the discovery of Saint Helena in 1502.
  • » World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (International observance or International)

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