What Happened on May 21, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Curtis Cup: US wins, 5½-3½ at Wentworth Club (Wentworth, England)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st transatlantic solo flight by a woman (Amelia Earhart) lands in Ireland

Aviation Pioneer Amelia Earhart
Aviation Pioneer
Amelia Earhart

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, born in Darmstadt (d. 2015)
  • John Armitage, principal (College of St Hilda & St Bede Durham)
  • Robert Sherlaw Johnson, composer