May 5, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 1st ranger for Cleveland Metroparks hired
  • Miniature newspaper published (Brighton Gazette 10 x 13 cm)

Birthdays in History

Person of interestArthur Leonard Schawlow

Arthur Leonard Schawlow, American physicist, shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics for his pioneering work with lasers, born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1999)

Deaths in History

  • Alfred H Fried, Austrian/German pacifist (Nobel 1911), dies