The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1840 New Zealand was declared a British colony.

1881 Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross.

1927 Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean

1956 The United States exploded the first airborne hydrogen bomb, over Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.


~ by thehalobender on May 21, 2009.

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