May 21 in history: FIFA founded, Rajiv Gandhi assassinated, and more

From the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean to first Indian to be crowned as Miss Universe, here's what happened on this day in history

1904

FIFA is founded in Paris

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1932

Amelia Earhart becomes first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean

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1937

USSR's North Pole-1, becomes first research settlement to operate on drift ice of the Arctic

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1991

Former PM of India, Rajiv Gandhi, is assassinated

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1994

Sushmita Sen becomes first Indian to be crowned as Miss Universe

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