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Historical Events For October - 21

Saturday, 21 October 2017

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  Gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar (Deuteronomium) on this day in history.  

1902  In the United States, a five month strike by United Mine Workers ends on October - 21.  

1902  Hilarion Rubio, composer on October - 21.  

1904  Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet) on October - 21.  

1905  On this day in history england Pilgrim Assn beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds  

1905  On this day in history jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69  

1906  On October - 21 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55  

1908  On October - 21 alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet)  

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1911  RS Hichens & M Hudsons "Garden of Allah," premieres in NYC on October - 21.  

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

1912  On October - 21 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 October - 21.  

1915  On October - 21 first transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris  

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  On October - 21 1st transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris  

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

1916  On this day in history andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat)  

1916  On October - 21 karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated  

1917  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1919  Claire Sterling, journalist on October - 21.  

1919  Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1921  Tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam on October - 21.  

1921  Jarmil Burghauser, composer on October - 21.  

1922  On October - 21 liliane de Bettencourt, heir to L'Oreal  

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

1924  On this day in history kLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies  

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

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Famous Birthdays In October - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1449  On October - 21 birth of george, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III (d. 1478)  

1527  On this day in history birth of louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578)  

1570  Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer was born on this day in history.  

1574  On October - 21 birth of nicolo Rubini, composer  

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

1582  Johan Ernst earl of Nassau-Siegen, military/son of Johan VII was born on this day in history.  

1650  On October - 21 birth of jean Bart, French captain/sea hero (Escape from Plymouth)  

1660  On October - 21 birth of georg Ernst Stahl, German scientist (d. 1734)  

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Famous Deaths In October - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1125  Death of Cosmas of Prague, Bohemian writer on this day in history.  

1204  On this day in history death of robert de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Leicester, English nobleman  

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

1266  Death of Birger jarl, Swedish statesman (b. 1210) on this day in history.  

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

1439  Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist/leader, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1500  On October - 21 death of emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442)  

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

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