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Historical Events In December - 21

Monday, 03 October 2022

1918  Red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore & Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell & Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters & $15,000 on December - 21.  

1918  Donald Regan, White House staffer/US Secretary of Treasury (1981-85) on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history j Edgar Hoover deports anarchists/feminist Emma Goldman to Russia  

1919  On December - 21 gert Fredriksson, Sweden, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)  

1920  Jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death  

1921  Supreme Court rules labor injunctions and picketing unconstitutional on this day in history.  

1921  Supreme Court rules labor injunctions & picketing unconstitutional on December - 21.  

1921  Alica Alonso, Havana, ballerina on this day in history.  

1921  On December - 21 p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84  

1922  Paul Winchell, NYC, ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smith) on this day in history.  

1923  Nepal changes from British protectorate to independent nation on December - 21.  

1923  On December - 21 intizar Hussain, Urdu writer and columnist of Pakistan  

1924  Joe Paterno, football coach (Penn State, SI Sportsman of 1986) on December - 21.  

1925  Eisenstein's movie Potemkin premieres in Moscow on December - 21.  

1926  Soccer team DOS Struggle forms on this day in history.  

1926  John Herbert McDowell, composer on December - 21.  

1927  On this day in history michael Carreras, film director  

1927  Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on this day in history.  

1928  Ed Nelson, New Orleans La, actor (Peyton Place, A Long Came a Spider) on this day in history.  

1928  Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.  

1929  On December - 21 first group hospital insurance plan effected, Dallas TX  

1929  1st group hospital insurance plan offered (Dallas Tx) on this day in history.  

1929  Jack Philip Cannon, composer on December - 21.  

1930  On December - 21 willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches  

1931  On this day in history caroline Kaart, [Paterson Raitt], Dutch alto singer  

1932  SS Gateshead, sunk in a storm off Seaham Harbour, Durham after a collision with the Norwegian vessel Miranda. Most of the crew including the Captain, Matthew W. Hall lost their lives on this day in history.  

1932  Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, 1st joint movie (Flying Down to Rio) on December - 21.  

1932  Ilja Zeljenka, composer on December - 21.  

1933  Dried human blood serum first prepared, University of Pennsylvania on December - 21.  

1933  Newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony on December - 21.  

1933  On this day in history dried human blood serum 1st prepared, Univ of Pennsylvania  

1933  On this day in history knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54  

1935  On this day in history kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1117  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury was born on this day in history.  

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.  

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on December - 21.  

1537  On this day in history birth of johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)  

1596  On this day in history birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

1603  Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) was born on December - 21.  

1616  On this day in history birth of pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on December - 21.  

Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  On December - 21 death of thomas the Apostle  

0918  On December - 21 conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies  

1295  Death of Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on this day in history.  

1308  On December - 21 henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies  

1375  Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.  

1504  On this day in history death of bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)  

1549  On December - 21 death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)  

1579  Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on this day in history.  

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