Historical events that happened on May 21st:

1881 - American Red Cross founded by Clara Barton

1930 - NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits 3 consecutive homers

1999 - All My Children star Susan Lucci finally wins a Daytime Emmy after being nominated 19 times, the longest period of unsuccessful nominations in television history

2003 - 38th Academy of Country Music Awards: Toby Keith, Martina McBride & Kenny Chesney wins

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Other noteable events:

1945 - Lauren Bacall & Humphrey Bogart wed; 1994 - Country singer Trisha Yearwood (29) weds Robert Reynolds (32); 1952 - Mr. T, [Lawrence Tureaud], Chicago, American actor (A-Team, Rocky III, T & T) was born.

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