May 21–National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

May 21 2023 is Sunday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on May 21

may 21 national days and holiday celebration
may 21 national days and holiday celebration
  • 141st day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Gemini
  • International Tea Day- USA
  • National Waitstaff Day
  • Saint Helena Day- Saint Helena
  • National Memo Day
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development- USA
  • Rapture Party Day
  • Independence Day- Montenegro

Past events and historical events on May 21

  • 2013 – Market entry of video game console ‘Xbox One’ by Microsoft.
  • 2003 – Algeria earthquake kills 2,200 civilians
  • 1998- Indonesian President Suhardo resigns amid widespread protests.
  • 1996-Thousands of passengers killed when a boat capsized in Lake Victoria, Tanzania
  • 1994-Sushmita Sen was the first Indian to be crowned the “Cosmic Beauty”
  • 1991-Rajiv Gandhi, India’s former Prime Minister, is assassinated.
  • 1979 -Violent riots erupt in response to Harvey Milk’s murderer’s lenient sentence.
  • 1951 -In New York, the 9th Street Show premieres.
  • 1932 -Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the Atlantic solo and nonstop.
  • 1904 -FIFA is established as the world governing body of association football.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on May 21

  • 1980-Gotye-Belgian/Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1974- Fairuza Balk-American Actress and musician
  • 1972-Notorious B.I.G.-American rapper and songwriter
  • 1921-Andrei Sakharov-Russian physicist
  • 1844-Henri Rousseau-French painter
  • 1527-Philip II of Spain
  • 1471-Albrecht Durer-German mathematician, painter and engraver

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 21st May 2023?
  • 21st May is Sunday
  • 141st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Gemini
2. Special Day on May 21?
  • National Anti-Terrorism Day is marked on May 21 to raise awareness of terrorist attacks to honour former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi, who died on this day.
  • UN-proclaimed International Tea Day is May 21. The Day will encourage communal initiatives to support tea production and consumption and raise awareness of its role in combating hunger and poverty.
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