On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 141st Preakness Stakes: Kent Desormeaux aboard Exaggerator wins in 1 minute 58 seconds
  • English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Manchester United beats Crystal Palace, 2-1 (a.e.t.); Jesse Lingard scores 110' winner
  • Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, leader of the Afghan Taliban is reportably killed by a US drone in Pakistan
  • On same card, American boxer Jermell Charlo KOs John Jackson in 8th to claim vacant WBC super welterweight title, and Jermall Charlo beats Austin Trout on points to retain IBF version; first twins to hold world championships in same weight division

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Eva Longoria (41) weds Televisa media executive Jose Antonio Baston in Valle de Bravo, Mexico

Actress Eva Longoria
Actress
Eva Longoria

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Ray Hart, American baseball player (Giants), dies at 74
  • Marco Pannella, Italian politician and activist, dies at 86
  • Nick Menza, American musician and drummer (Megadeth), dies at 51