On this day: May 21

POSTED: 08:42 PM PDT May 20, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 20, 2016 

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 - Greyhound bus
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1914: The company that would become Greyhound Lines is founded in Hibbing, Minnesota, when Swedish immigrant Carl Erick Hickman starts a business transporting iron ore miners from Hibbing to Alice, Minnesota, at 15 cents a ride using a seven-passenger car. The company would be incorporated as Greyhound Corporation in 1929.


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