21 May is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years). There are 224 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1471: Henry VI, King of England from 1422 to 1461, dies.
- 1668: Alexander Pope, a muggle poet, is born.
- 2014: 2014 Quidditch World Cup - JAPAN VERSUS POLAND: Japan won 350* to 140.