On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • UEFA Champions League Final, Moscow: Manchester United beats Chelsea, 6-5 on penalties after scores tied at 1-1 after extra time; first all-English final in the competition's history

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Keenan, Irish Provisional IRA member who played a key role in Northern Ireland's peace process (1998), dies of cancer at 66