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Historical Events For October - 21

Thursday, 29 June 2017

1898  On October - 21 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  On October - 21 in the United States, a five month strike by United Mine Workers ends.  

1902  On this day in history hilarion Rubio, composer  

1904  On October - 21 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  Jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69 on October - 21.  

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

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

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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 October - 21.  

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  Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist on this day in history.  

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

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

1916  Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat) on October - 21.  

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

1917  First Americans to see action on the front lines of WW I on October - 21.  

1917  1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1921  Tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history jarmil Burghauser, composer  

1922  Liliane de Bettencourt, heir to L'Oreal on this day in history.  

1923  On October - 21 1st planetarium opens at Deutsche Museum in Munich  

1924  KLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies on October - 21.  

1924  On October - 21 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  On this day in history birth of wolfgang Schonsleder, composer  

1574  On October - 21 birth of nicolo Rubini, composer  

1581  Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (d. 1641) was born on October - 21.  

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 October - 21 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  Death of Alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1201) on this day in history.  

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

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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