On This Day

May 21, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Blackout in many areas of Queens, NY
  • Ken Griffey Jr, 26, is 8th youngest to hits 200 home runs
  • The Trappist Martyrs of Atlas are executed.

Deaths in History

  • Bobby Tulloch, ornithologist, dies at 67
  • Laurence Dowdall, Scottish lawyer, dies at 91
  • Mary Perot Nichols, American journalist, dies at 79