Historical Events In August - 21
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1931 On August - 21 gregg Smith, composer
1932 On this day in history 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 Frederick Corder, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1933 On August - 21 ruth's homer leads AL to a 4-2 win in 1st All Star Game
1933 On this day in history janet Baker, York England, mezzo-soprano (Owen Wingrave)
1934 On August - 21 paul Panhuysen, Dutch composer, visual and sound artist
1935 On August - 21 ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64)
1935 On August - 21 josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76
1936 On this day in history red Sox Wes Ferrell, walks off mound when he feels he did no get good feilding, Sox suspend him
1936 On August - 21 mart Crowley, playwright (Boys in the Band)
1938 On this day in history the birth of Kenny Rogers, American singer/songwriter
1938 On August - 21 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 Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus on this day in history.
1942 On August - 21 kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies
1943 On this day in history 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 HMCS Alberni lost on August - 21.
1944 Germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy on August - 21.
1945 On August - 21 pres Truman ends Lend-Lease program
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 this day in history.
1949 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 on August - 21.
1949 On this day in history gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75
1951 (Leonard) Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45 on August - 21.
1952 Isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies on this day in history.
1953 Marion Carl in Douglas Skyrocket reaches record 25,370 m on August - 21.
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 August - 21.
1956 WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting on August - 21.
1957 1st launching in Baikonur, Kazachstan (R7 "Semiorka"-rocket) on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history hawaii becomes the 50th state of the United States of America