HISTORY
21 May 2021: This day in history

1792: Mount Unzen on Japan’s Shimabara Peninsula, erupts creating a tsunami, killing about 15,000; Japan’s deadliest volcanic eruption

1832: 1st US Democratic National Convention held in Baltimore

1871: -July 28] French regular troops attack Commune of Paris; 17,000 die

1927: Aviator Charles Lindbergh, in the Spirit of St Louis, lands in Paris after the first solo air crossing of Atlantic

1932: After flying for 17 hours from Newfoundland, Amelia Earhart lands near Londonderry, Northern Ireland, becoming the 1st transatlantic solo flight by a woman

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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