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Historical Events Happened In October - 21

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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  On October - 21 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  On this day in history hilarion Rubio, composer  

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

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

1905  On October - 21 jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69  

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 October - 21.  

1911  On this day in history rS Hichens & M Hudsons "Garden of Allah," premieres in NYC  

1911  On October - 21 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 this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history 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 October - 21.  

1915  1st transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris on October - 21.  

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

1916  On October - 21 andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat)  

1916  On this day in history 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  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 October - 21 the Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway.  

1919  On October - 21 claire Sterling, journalist  

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

1921  Tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam on October - 21.  

1921  On October - 21 jarmil Burghauser, composer  

1922  On October - 21 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 October - 21.  

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

1570  Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer was born on October - 21.  

1574  Nicolo Rubini, composer was born on October - 21.  

1581  On October - 21 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  Georg Ernst Stahl, German scientist (d. 1734) was born on October - 21.  

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 October - 21 death of robert de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Leicester, English nobleman  

1221  Death of Alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1201) on October - 21.  

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 October - 21.  

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

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

1505  Death of Paul Scriptoris, German mathematician on October - 21.