What Happened on May 21, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 85th Preakness: Bobby Ussery aboard Bally Ache wins in 1:57.6

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Leontyne Price becomes the first African American to sing the lead at Teatro alla Scala in Milan in "Aida"

Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1994)

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer
Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer
  • Kent Hrbek, American baseball player
  • Mark Kevin Carnevale, PGA golfer (1992 Chattanooga), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Mohanlal, Indian actor