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Historical Events Happened In October - 21

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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  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 this day in history.  

1905  On October - 21 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 October - 21.  

1908  Alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet) on October - 21.  

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

1911  On October - 21 peter Graves, London England, actor (Mission Impossible, Stalag 17)  

1912  On October - 21 carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist  

1914  Battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat on October - 21.  

1914  Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1916  Karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated on October - 21.  

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

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

1917  Dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz on this day in history.  

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  Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77 on October - 21.  

1921  On this day in history tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam  

1921  On October - 21 jarmil Burghauser, composer  

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

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  Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1449  On this day in history birth of george, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III (d. 1478)  

1527  On this day in history birth of louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578)  

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

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 October - 21.  

1650  On this day in history birth of jean Bart, French captain/sea hero (Escape from Plymouth)  

1660  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1204  Death of Robert de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Leicester, English nobleman on October - 21.  

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

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

1500  Death of Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442) on this day in history.  

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

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