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Historical Events For October - 21

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

1898  Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Ital East-Africa on this day in history.  

1899  On October - 21 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  On October - 21 hilarion Rubio, composer  

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

1906  On this day in history [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55  

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


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

1911  On this day in history peter Graves, London England, actor (Mission Impossible, Stalag 17)  

1912  Carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist on October - 21.  

1914  On October - 21 battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat  

1914  Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist on October - 21.  

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

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

1916  US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps on October - 21.  

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

1916  On this day in history 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  1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I on October - 21.  

1917  On October - 21 dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz  

1918  On October - 21 margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min  

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

1919  On this day in history claire Sterling, journalist  

1919  On October - 21 sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77  

1921  On October - 21 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 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 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  On October - 21 birth of louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578)  

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

1574  On October - 21 birth of nicolo Rubini, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1650  Jean Bart, French captain/sea hero (Escape from Plymouth) was born on October - 21.  

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


Famous Deaths In October - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1125  Death of Cosmas of Prague, Bohemian writer on October - 21.  

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

1221  Death of Alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1201) on this day in history.  

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

1422  On October - 21 charles VI, King of France (1380-1422), dies at 54  

1439  On October - 21 traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist/leader, dies at 53  

1500  Death of Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442) on October - 21.  

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


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