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Historical Events Happened In October - 21

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

1898  Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Ital East-Africa on this day in history.  

1899  Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army) on October - 21.  

1901  Gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar (Deuteronomium) on October - 21.  

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  On October - 21 edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)  

1905  England Pilgrim Assn beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds on October - 21.  

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

1906  On this day in history [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55  

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

1911  On October - 21 rS Hichens & M Hudsons "Garden of Allah," premieres in NYC  

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

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

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 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  On this day in history 1st transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris  

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 October - 21 karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated  

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

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  Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min on this day in history.  

1918  The Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway on this day in history.  

1919  Claire Sterling, journalist on October - 21.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76  

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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 October - 21 birth of louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578)  

1570  Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer was born on this day in history.  

1574  Nicolo Rubini, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 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 October - 21.  

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

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 October - 21.  

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