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    • Friday
      A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
    • Thursday
      A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
    • Thursday Night
      A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
    • Wednesday
      A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
    • Wednesday Night
      A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
    • Tuesday
      A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • RSS This day in history

    • Charles Lindbergh completes the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight
      American pilot Charles A. Lindbergh lands at Le Bourget Field in Paris, successfully completing the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight and the first ever nonstop flight between New York to Paris. His single-engine monoplane, The Spirit of St. Louis, had lifted off from Roosevelt Field in New ...
    • Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make solo, nonstop transatlantic flight
      Five years to the day that American aviator Charles Lindbergh became the first pilot to accomplish a solo, nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean, female aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first pilot to repeat the feat, landing her plane in Ireland after flying across the North Atlantic. Earhart ...
    • Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto dies in American wilderness
      On the banks of the Mississippi River in present-day Louisiana, Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto dies, ending a three-year journey for gold that took him halfway across what is now the United States. In order that local peoples would not learn of his death, and thus disprove de Soto’s claims ...
    • Thousands of Jews die in Nazi gas chambers; IG Farben sets up factory
      On May 21, 1942, 4,300 Jews are deported from the Polish town of Chelm to the Nazi extermination camp at Sobibor, where all are gassed to death. On the same day, the German firm IG Farben sets up a factory just outside Auschwitz, in order to take advantage of Jewish slave laborers from the ...
    • American Red Cross founded
      In Washington, D.C., humanitarians Clara Barton and Adolphus Solomons found the American National Red Cross, an organization established to provide humanitarian aid to victims of wars and natural disasters in congruence with the International Red Cross. Barton, born in Massachusetts in 1821, worked ...
    • Nazis kill “unfit” people in East Prussia
      On May 21, 1940, a “special unit” carries out its mission-and murders more than 1,500 hospital patients in East Prussia. Mentally ill patients from throughout East Prussia had been transferred to the district of Soldau, also in East Prussia. A special military unit, basically a hit squad, carried ...
    • French troops occupy Fez, sparking second Moroccan Crisis
      Six years after the First Moroccan Crisis, during which Kaiser Wilhelm’s sensational appearance in Morocco provoked international outrage and led to a strengthening of the bonds between Britain and France against Germany, French troops occupy the Moroccan city of Fez on May 21, 1911, sparking ...
    • Former president James Garfield’s spine put on display
      On May 21, 2000, the bones of President James Garfield’s spine are on display for a final day at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Washington, D.C. The exhibit featured medical oddities from the museum’s archives. The British medical journal The Lancet published a story about the ...
    • Black Spanish explorer Estevan is reported killed
      Word reaches Fray Marcos that Native Americans have killed his guide Estevan, a Black enslaved man who was the first non-Indian to visit the pueblo lands of the American Southwest. Thought to have been born sometime around 1500 on the west coast of Morocco, Estevan was sold to the Spanish as an ...
    • Soap star Susan Lucci wins first Emmy after 19 nominations
      “The streak is over…Susan Lucci!” announces Shemar Moore of The Young and the Restless on this night in 1999, right before presenting the Daytime Emmy Award for Best Actress to the tearful star of ABC’s All My Children. The award was Lucci’s first win in 19 straight years of being nominated in the ...
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