On This Day May 21st
On This Day in history:
1881- The American branch of the Red Cross is founded by Clara Barton.
1959- The musical, "Gypsy" opens on Broadway.
1969- John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin a ten day "bed-in" in Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
1980- The movie, "The Empire Strikes Back" is released.
2005- The tallest roller coaster in the world, Kingda Ka, opens at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township, New Jersey.
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