Today in History: May 21st

2001: Firestone Tires CEO John T. Lampe writes to Ford CEO Jacques Nasser, condemning Ford’s handling of The Firestone and Ford tire controversy, and announcing the end of a more than 100 year long business relationship.

1953:  A tornado flattens downtown Sarnia, Ontario, killing five people and causing $4 million in damage.

1927: Charles Lindbergh lands his airplane The Spirit of St. Louis, in Paris, completing the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight and the first nonstop flight between New York and Paris. The trip took 33 1/2 hours.

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