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Historical Events Happened In October - 21

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

1898  On this day in history amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Ital East-Africa  

1899  On this day in history battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)  

1901  On this day in history gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar (Deuteronomium)  

1902  In the United States, a five month strike by United Mine Workers ends on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history hilarion Rubio, composer  

1904  Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet) on this day in history.  

1905  England Pilgrim Assn beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds on this day in history.  

1905  Jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history rS Hichens & M Hudsons "Garden of Allah," premieres in NYC  

1911  Peter Graves, London England, actor (Mission Impossible, Stalag 17) on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist  

1914  On this day in history battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat  

1914  Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist on this day in history.  

1915  First transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history 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  1st transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history uS Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps  

1916  Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat) on this day in history.  

1916  Karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated on this day in history.  

1917  First Americans to see action on the front lines of WW I on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history 1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I  

1917  On this day in history dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz  

1918  On this day in history margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min  

1918  The Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history claire Sterling, journalist  

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  On this day in history jarmil Burghauser, composer  

1922  On this day in history liliane de Bettencourt, heir to L'Oreal  

1923  On this day in history 1st planetarium opens at Deutsche Museum in Munich  

1924  KLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies on this day in history.  

1924  Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1449  On this day in history birth of george, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III (d. 1478)  

1527  Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1570  On this day in history birth of wolfgang Schonsleder, composer  

1574  On this day in history birth of nicolo Rubini, composer  

1581  Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (d. 1641) was born on this day in history.  

1582  On this day in history birth of johan Ernst earl of Nassau-Siegen, military/son of Johan VII  

1650  Jean Bart, French captain/sea hero (Escape from Plymouth) was born on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history birth of georg Ernst Stahl, German scientist (d. 1734)  

Famous Deaths In October - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1125  On this day in history death of cosmas of Prague, Bohemian writer  

1204  Death of Robert de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Leicester, English nobleman on this day in history.  

1221  On this day in history death of alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1201)  

1266  On this day in history death of birger jarl, Swedish statesman (b. 1210)  

1422  Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1439  On this day in history traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist/leader, dies at 53  

1500  Death of Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442) on this day in history.  

1505  Death of Paul Scriptoris, German mathematician on this day in history.