Historical Events In August - 21
Tuesday, 27 July 2021
1931 Gregg Smith, composer on this day in history.
1932 On August - 21 wes Ferrell is 1st to win 20 games in each of his 1st 4 seasons
1932 Melvin Van Peebles, Chicago IL, actor/director (Sophisticated Gent) on this day in history.
1932 On August - 21 frederick Corder, composer, dies at 80
1933 Ruth's homer leads AL to a 4-2 win in 1st All Star Game on August - 21.
1933 On this day in history janet Baker, York England, mezzo-soprano (Owen Wingrave)
1934 Paul Panhuysen, Dutch composer, visual and sound artist on this day in history.
1935 On August - 21 ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64)
1935 Josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1936 Red Sox Wes Ferrell, walks off mound when he feels he did no get good feilding, Sox suspend him on August - 21.
1936 Mart Crowley, playwright (Boys in the Band) on this day in history.
1938 The birth of Kenny Rogers, American singer/songwriter on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School
1940 On this day in history leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62
1942 On this day in history alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
1942 On August - 21 kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies
1943 On August - 21 gromyko named USSR-ambassador in Washington
1943 Henrik Pontoppidan, writer (Peter Gelukkige, Nobel 1917), dies at 86 on August - 21.
1944 On this day in history dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN
1944 On this day in history hMCS Alberni lost
1944 On August - 21 germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy
1945 Pres Truman ends Lend-Lease program on August - 21.
1947 1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win on August - 21.
1947 On this day in history ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies
1948 Indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson on August - 21.
1949 On August - 21 phila fans cause A's to forfeit game when they riot over a trapped line drive by Rich Ashburn, Giants leading 4-2 in 9th declared winners
1949 Gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75 on August - 21.
1951 On this day in history (Leonard) Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45
1952 Isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies on August - 21.
1953 Marion Carl in Douglas Skyrocket reaches record 25,370 m on this day in history.
1953 Baseball player reps Ralph Kiner (NL) & Allie Reynolds (AL) hire John Norman Lewis at $15,000 to give legal advice to players in negotiation on this day in history.
1956 On August - 21 wTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 On this day in history 1st launching in Baikonur, Kazachstan (R7 "Semiorka"-rocket)
1958 Hawaii becomes the 50th state of the United States of America on August - 21.