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Historical Events Happened In October - 21

Saturday, 26 July 2014

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

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

1902  Hilarion Rubio, composer on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)  

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

1908  On this day in history alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet)  

1911  RS Hichens & M Hudsons "Garden of Allah," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

1912  Carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist on this day in history.  

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

1914  On this day in history martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist  

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

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  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history 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  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1660  Georg Ernst Stahl, German scientist (d. 1734) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1422  On this day in history charles VI, King of France (1380-1422), dies at 54  

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

1500  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442)  

1505  On this day in history death of paul Scriptoris, German mathematician