What Happened on May 21, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Amendment to give 18-year-olds right to vote is defeated

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Abbott, sailor (Olympics-96), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • Marc Ribot, American musician
  • Marina Langner, Dusseldorf Germany, Miss World runner-up (1975)

Famous Deaths

  • Janos Hammerschlag, composer, dies at 68