Home | Birthdays | Deaths | Events | Holidays

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Your Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Oruro Local Festival (Bolivia)
  • St. Paul's Shipwreck (Feast of ) (Malta)
  • View All »

 

Days In January

 

Poll

  • Is ISIS a threat to the US?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Sponsors

 

Historical Events Happened In January - 21

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

1977  President Carter pardoned American Vietnam War-era draft evaders and ordered a case-by-case study of deserters on this day in history.  

1977  On this day in history president Jimmy Carter pardons almost all Vietnam War draft evaders  

1977  U.S. Presient Jimmy Carter provides a presidential pardon to most Vietnam War draft dodgers on this day in history.  

1977  John Vincent, composer, dies at 74 on January - 21.  

1978  Bee Gees' "Saturday Night Fever" album goes #1 for 24 weeks on January - 21.  

1979  On January - 21 neptune becomes outermost planet (Pluto moves closer)  

1979  On January - 21 price of gold increases to record $875 troy ounce  

1980  On January - 21 canada expels three diplomats from the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa for spying; caught buying secret information from an American citizen in Ottawa.  

1980  On this day in history gold hits record $850 an ounce  

1980  On January - 21 gold reaches intra-day historic high price of $870 in New York.  

1981  Bernhard Goetz is assaulted for first time on a New York subway train on this day in history.  

1981  Allyn Joslyn, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), dies at 79 on January - 21.  

1983  On January - 21 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Anthony E Hecht  

1983  On this day in history in Regina Saskatchewan Joanne Wilson found murdered in her garage; ex-wife of politician Colin Thatcher, son of ex-Premier Ross Thatcher, who will be found guilty of first-degree murder  

1983  On January - 21 reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid  

1984  On January - 21 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton  

1984  Jackie Wilson, US singer (I Get the Sweetest Feeling), dies at 49 on January - 21.  

1985  On this day in history -19F (-28C), Caesar's Head SC (state record)  

1985  On this day in history -34F (-37C), Mt Mitchell NC (state record)  

1985  Bomb attack on Borobudur temple in Java on January - 21.  

1985  On this day in history dennis Potvin ties Bobby Orr's career record of 270 NHL goals  

1985  Barbara Cowsill, rocker (Cowsills), dies of emphysema on this day in history.  

1986  On January - 21 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38F (3C), Indiana  

1986  Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA on January - 21.  

1986  Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed on January - 21.  

1987  On this day in history archbishop's envoy Terry Waite disappears in Lebanon  

1987  BB King donates his 7,000 record collection to University of Mississippi on January - 21.  

1987  Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (7th Day), dies at 83 on January - 21.  

1988  On this day in history uS accept immigration of 30,000 US-Vietnamese children  

1988  On this day in history abraham Sofaer, actor (Naked Jungle, Elephant Walk), dies  

1989  A woman is assaulted & raped in the room of an Oklahoma football player on January - 21.  

1989  On this day in history in St John's Newfoundland Tory Brian Peckford resigns after 10 years as Newfoundland Premier; replaced by Clyde Wells after election  

1990  On January - 21 bob Goodenow succeeds Alan Eagleson as NHL players association executive director  

1990  On this day in history washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry said he would seek help but did not publicly concede he had used illegal drugs. He left the next day for a treatment program in Florida.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • Top 10 Battles in History
  • 10 Most Evil People in History
  • 5 Most Brutal Prisons in History
  • Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894) - 1st Filmed Sport (Boxing) - Dickson | Edison
  • Oldest football footage ever (American football/Gridiron)
  • 1897 Football Oldest Footage Possibly - Arsenal
  • Earth's Biggest Events That Shaped Our Planet
  • The Oldest Living Things In The World
  • 10 Oldest People Ever
  • World's 10 Most Mysterious Pictures Ever Taken
  • Earth's 10 Most Mysterious Events
  • 5 Most Mysterious Photos From Mars
  • Cricket - The Most Rare and Funny Moments in Cricket History
  • Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Pro Sports
  • [Sports Highlights 1898-1935]

Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) was born on January - 21.  

1338  On this day in history birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  

1571  John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam) was born on January - 21.  

1659  On this day in history birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

1721  On this day in history birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

1735  On January - 21 birth of johann Gottfried Eckard, composer  

1743  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on January - 21.  

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on this day in history.  

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

0917  On this day in history death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on January - 21.  

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on this day in history.  

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on January - 21.  

1546  Death of Azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491) on January - 21.  

1596  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is ISIS a threat to the US?
Yes
No
Don't Know