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Historical Events Happened In October - 21

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

1899  Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1902  On October - 21 hilarion Rubio, composer  

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

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

1905  On October - 21 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  On October - 21 peter Graves, London England, actor (Mission Impossible, Stalag 17)  

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

1914  Battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat on this day in history.  

1914  On October - 21 martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist  

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

1915  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 on this day in history.  

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

1916  US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1917  1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I on October - 21.  

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

1918  Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min on this day in history.  

1918  The Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway on October - 21.  

1919  Claire Sterling, journalist on this day in history.  

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

1921  On this day in history tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam  

1921  Jarmil Burghauser, composer on this day in history.  

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  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 October - 21.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1449  George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III (d. 1478) was born on October - 21.  

1527  Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578) was born on October - 21.  

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

1574  Nicolo Rubini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1581  On this day in history birth of domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (d. 1641)  

1582  Johan Ernst earl of Nassau-Siegen, military/son of Johan VII was born on October - 21.  

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

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

1221  On October - 21 death of alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1201)  

1266  On October - 21 death of birger jarl, Swedish statesman (b. 1210)  

1422  Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422), dies at 54 on October - 21.  

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

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

1505  On October - 21 death of paul Scriptoris, German mathematician  

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