HIS­TOR­I­CAL CAL­EN­DAR

The Dundalk Eagle - - CHURCH NEWS -

May 19, 1976: U.S. Se­nate cre­ated spe­cial in­tel­li­gence com­mit­tee to study CIA ac­tiv­i­ties.

May 20, 1927: Charles Lind­bergh landed in Paris 33 1/2 hours after leav­ing New York, com­plet­ing first solo non­stop transat­lantic flight. May 21, 1881: Clara Bar­ton founded Amer­i­can Red Cross.

May 21, 1972: Van­dals with sledge­ham­mers dis­fig­ured Michelan­gelo’s Pi­etá sculp­ture in Rome; it was later re­paired.

May 23, 1788: South Carolina be­came the eighth state to join the Union.

May 23, 1903: Ho­ra­tio Nel­son Jack­son left New York on first cross-coun­try au­to­mo­bile trip. Ar­rived in San Fran­cisco on Aug. 1.

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