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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 October - 21.  

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

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

1911  Peter Graves, London England, actor (Mission Impossible, Stalag 17) on October - 21.  

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

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

1914  On October - 21 martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist  

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

1915  On October - 21 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  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

1917  On October - 21 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  Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min on October - 21.  

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 October - 21.  

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

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

1921  Jarmil Burghauser, composer on this day in history.  

1922  On October - 21 liliane de Bettencourt, heir to L'Oreal  

1923  On this day in history 1st planetarium opens at Deutsche Museum in Munich  

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

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 this day in history.  

1527  Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578) was born on October - 21.  

1570  On October - 21 birth of wolfgang Schonsleder, composer  

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  On this day in history birth of johan Ernst earl of Nassau-Siegen, military/son of Johan VII  

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

1221  On this day in history death of alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1201)  

1266  Death of Birger jarl, Swedish statesman (b. 1210) on October - 21.  

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

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

1500  On October - 21 death of emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442)  

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


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