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Monday, 21 April 2014

1959  King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83  

1962  Comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances  

1962  Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history aFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14  

1963  Leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow  

1964  USS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown on this day in history.  

1966  First black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD) on this day in history.  

1966  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1967  Coup in Togo on this day in history.  

1967  Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show on this day in history.  

1968  "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam  

1968  Minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th) on this day in history.  

1968  Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album  

1969  Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies on this day in history.  

1971  Bernard "Heinz" Lammerding, Germ SS-gen/contractor (Tulle), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1976  Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1978  On this day in history former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.  

1978  Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.  

1979  Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam on this day in history.  

1979  YMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song on this day in history.  

1979  Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium  

1980  On this day in history togo's constitution becomes effective  

1980  On this day in history andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78  

1981  Barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes on this day in history.  

1981  Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1982  On this day in history hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame  

1982  On this day in history seventy-eight people die in Washington, D.C., when an Air Florida 737 crashes into a bridge after takeoff and falls into the Potomac River.  

1982  On this day in history marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on this day in history.  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on this day in history.  

1406  On this day in history birth of matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)  

1505  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) was born on this day in history.  

1562  On this day in history birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

1610  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)  

1616  On this day in history birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On this day in history death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  On this day in history remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96  

0858  Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on this day in history.  

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on this day in history.  

1049  Derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1138  On this day in history death of simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)  

1151  On this day in history death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

1177  On this day in history hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies