May 21, 1932 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

Historic DiscoveryAmelia Earhart Flies Across the Atlantic

After flying for 17 hours from Newfoundland, Amelia Earhart lands near Londonderry, Northern Ireland, becoming the 1st transatlantic solo flight by a woman
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Birthdays in History

  • Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, born in Darmstadt (d. 2015)
  • John Armitage, principal (College of St Hilda & St Bede Durham)