Historical Events on May 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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Francois Mitterrand becomes president of France

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Kim Seelbrede, (Ohio), crowned 30th Miss USA

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Reggae musician Bob Marley receives a Jamaican state funeral

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Stanley Cup: NY Islanders beat Minnesota North Stars, 4 games to 1