THINGS TO know
NO PAPER MONDAY
In recognition of Victoria Day, there will be no edition of the Cape Breton Post published on Monday. Watch for news and sports updates at cbpost. com.
On this date in 1980, more than 58 per cent of Quebec voters rejected a referendum proposal that would have allowed Quebec to negotiate sovereignty-association with the rest of Canada. The day also marked the first live coverage of a Canadian referendum.
On May 21, 1927, American Charles Lindbergh landed at Le Bourget Field outside Paris after his historic solo flight across the Atlantic. Lindbergh’s trip from Long Island, N.Y., lasted 33-anda-half hours. It’s considered one of the great milestones in aviation history.
On May 22, 1992, in one of the most publicized departures in TV history, Johnny Carson appeared for the last time as host of “The Tonight Show.” He had taken over the show from Jack Paar in October 1962.