Historical Events For October - 21
Monday, 21 August 2017
1898 Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Ital East-Africa on October - 21.
1899 On October - 21 battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)
1901 On October - 21 gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar (Deuteronomium)
1902 On October - 21 in the United States, a five month strike by United Mine Workers ends.
1902 Hilarion Rubio, composer on October - 21.
1904 On October - 21 edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)
1905 On October - 21 england Pilgrim Assn beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds
1905 Jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69 on October - 21.
1906 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1908 Alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet) on this day in history.
1911 On October - 21 rS Hichens & M Hudsons "Garden of Allah," premieres in NYC
1911 Peter Graves, London England, actor (Mission Impossible, Stalag 17) on October - 21.
1912 On October - 21 carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist
1914 Battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat on October - 21.
1914 Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist on October - 21.
1915 First transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris on October - 21.
1915 On October - 21 vera Deakin, daughter of former Prime Minister Alfred Deakin, establishes the Australian Red Cross Missing and Wounded Enquiry Bureau in Cairo, Egypt During the remainder of the war the bureau handled thousands of enquiries from Australian families seeking information about wounded and missing soldiers
1915 On October - 21 1st transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris
1916 US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps on this day in history.
1916 Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat) on October - 21.
1916 On this day in history karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated
1917 On October - 21 first Americans to see action on the front lines of WW I
1917 On this day in history 1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I
1917 Dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz on October - 21.
1918 Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min on October - 21.
1918 On October - 21 the Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway.
1919 Claire Sterling, journalist on October - 21.
1919 On this day in history sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77
1921 On this day in history tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam
1921 Jarmil Burghauser, composer on October - 21.
1922 On this day in history liliane de Bettencourt, heir to L'Oreal
1923 1st planetarium opens at Deutsche Museum in Munich on October - 21.
1924 On October - 21 kLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies
1924 On this day in history martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76