On this day: May 21

POSTED: 08:42 PM PDT May 20, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 20, 2014 

The American Red Cross is established, Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart complete their historic trans-Atlantic flights, Bogey and Bacall get hitched, and Susan Lucci finally strikes Emmy gold, all on this day.

OTD May 21 - North Pole-1
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1937: A Soviet station, North Pole-1, becomes the first scientific research settlement to operate on the drift ice of the Arctic Ocean. Pictured is the expedition's leader, Ivan Papanin, on the station.

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