Today in history: May 21
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Today in history: May 21

Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean as she landed in Northern Ireland, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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The British Royal Navy sank the German battleship Bismarck off France with a loss of some 2,000 lives, three days after the Bismarck sank the …

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