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Historical Events In August - 21

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

1905  On August - 21 jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters), dies at 80  

1906  Joachim Homs, composer on this day in history.  

1907  Miguel Torga, [Adolfo Correia da Rocha], Portuguese author on August - 21.  

1908  On this day in history david Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse)  

1909  C Dillon Douglas, Geneva Switz, US Secretary of Treasury (1961-65) on August - 21.  

1911  On August - 21 w R Wister, cricketer (USA v Canada 1859), dies  

1912  On August - 21 mr Carter-Cotton chosen first chancellor of Univ of British Columbia  

1912  On this day in history mr Carter-Cotton chosen 1st chancellor of Univ of British Columbia  

1912  On this day in history bruce Trent, singer  

1913  On August - 21 cornelius Johnson, LA Calif, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)  

1914  20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill on August - 21.  

1914  Dallas Pratt, collector on this day in history.  

1915  Italy declares war on Turkey on this day in history.  

1915  On August - 21 italy declares war on Turkey in World War One  

1915  On August - 21 jack Weston, [Morris Weinstein], Cleveland, actor (4 Seasons, Rad)  

1916  On this day in history william John Raff Hooper, cartoonist  

1917  Company Sgt. Major Robert Hanna (29th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on August - 21.  

1917  On this day in history cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France  

1920  On this day in history 3rd PGA Championship: Jock Hutchison at Flossmoor CC Flossmoor Ill  

1920  On this day in history christopher R Milne, son of Alan A Milne (Winnie the Pooh)  

1922  On August - 21 curly Lambeau & Green Bay Football Club granted NFL franchise  

1923  Chris Schenkel, Biuppus Ind, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights) on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history gerald D Lascelles, son of English princess Mary  

1925  BV Emmen soccer team forms on August - 21.  

1926  On this day in history -22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos  

1926  On this day in history ben-Zion Orgad, composer  

1927  4th Pan-African Congress meets (NYC) on August - 21.  

1927  On this day in history wilhelm Jr Killmayer, composer  

1928  Gillian Sheen, England, foils (Olympic-gold-1956) on this day in history.  

1929  Chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party  

1930  On August - 21 prohibition of Wieringermeer finished  

1930  Frank Perry, film director on August - 21.  

1931  Babe Ruth hits his 600th HR, off George Blaeholder of Browns on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1165  On August - 21 birth of philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223)  

1535  On this day in history birth of shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)  

1567  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint was born on August - 21.  

1597  Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672) was born on this day in history.  

1642  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer was born on August - 21.  

1643  Afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill) was born on this day in history.  

1660  Hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building was born on August - 21.  

1665  Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1131  On August - 21 boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies  

1157  On August - 21 death of king Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105)  

1190  On this day in history godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies  

1245  On August - 21 alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies  

1271  Death of Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220) on August - 21.  

1516  On August - 21 john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78  

1581  Death of Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) on this day in history.  

1614  Death of Elizabeth B├íthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560) on August - 21.  

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