On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 167 performances
  • 102nd Preakness: Jean Cruguet aboard Seattle Slew wins in 1:54.4
  • Albert Innaurato's "Gemini" premieres in NYC
  • Fire in hotel Duc de Brabant Brussels, kills 19
  • San Diego Padres beat Mont Expos, 11-8, in 21 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Quinton Fortune, South African footballer
  • Ricky Williams, American football player