What Happened on May 21, 2016

Historical Events

Sports History

141st Preakness Stakes: Kent Desormeaux aboard Exaggerator wins in 1 minute 58 seconds

Sports History

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 reportedly 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
2016 History

Famous Weddings

Eva Longoria

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

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

About May 21, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • UK #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla