Historical Events In August - 21
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1931 On this day in history gregg Smith, composer
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 August - 21.
1932 Frederick Corder, composer, dies at 80 on August - 21.
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 Paul Panhuysen, Dutch composer, visual and sound artist on August - 21.
1935 On August - 21 ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64)
1935 Josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76 on August - 21.
1936 Red Sox Wes Ferrell, walks off mound when he feels he did no get good feilding, Sox suspend him on August - 21.
1936 On August - 21 mart Crowley, playwright (Boys in the Band)
1938 On August - 21 the birth of Kenny Rogers, American singer/songwriter
1938 On August - 21 italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School
1940 Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62 on August - 21.
1942 On this day in history alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
1942 On this day in history kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies
1943 Gromyko named USSR-ambassador in Washington on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history henrik Pontoppidan, writer (Peter Gelukkige, Nobel 1917), dies at 86
1944 On August - 21 dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN
1944 On this day in history hMCS Alberni lost
1944 On this day in history germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy
1945 On August - 21 pres Truman ends Lend-Lease program
1947 1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win on this day in history.
1947 Ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies on August - 21.
1948 Indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson on August - 21.
1949 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 August - 21 1st launching in Baikonur, Kazachstan (R7 "Semiorka"-rocket)
1958 On August - 21 hawaii becomes the 50th state of the United States of America