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Historical Events In December - 21

Monday, 21 September 2020

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  On this day in history donald Regan, White House staffer/US Secretary of Treasury (1981-85)  

1919  On December - 21 j Edgar Hoover deports anarchists/feminist Emma Goldman to Russia  

1919  On this day in history gert Fredriksson, Sweden, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)  

1920  On this day in history jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally," premieres in NYC  

1920  On December - 21 claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death  

1921  On this day in history supreme Court rules labor injunctions and picketing unconstitutional  

1921  On December - 21 supreme Court rules labor injunctions & picketing unconstitutional  

1921  On this day in history alica Alonso, Havana, ballerina  

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

1922  On this day in history paul Winchell, NYC, ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smith)  

1923  On December - 21 nepal changes from British protectorate to independent nation  

1923  On this day in history intizar Hussain, Urdu writer and columnist of Pakistan  

1924  Joe Paterno, football coach (Penn State, SI Sportsman of 1986) on this day in history.  

1925  Eisenstein's movie Potemkin premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  

1926  Soccer team DOS Struggle forms on December - 21.  

1926  On December - 21 john Herbert McDowell, composer  

1927  On this day in history michael Carreras, film director  

1927  On December - 21 jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies  

1928  Ed Nelson, New Orleans La, actor (Peyton Place, A Long Came a Spider) on December - 21.  

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

1929  First group hospital insurance plan effected, Dallas TX on December - 21.  

1929  On December - 21 1st group hospital insurance plan offered (Dallas Tx)  

1929  Jack Philip Cannon, composer on December - 21.  

1930  Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches on this day in history.  

1931  Caroline Kaart, [Paterson Raitt], Dutch alto singer on this day in history.  

1932  On December - 21 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.  

1932  On this day in history fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, 1st joint movie (Flying Down to Rio)  

1932  On this day in history ilja Zeljenka, composer  

1933  Dried human blood serum first prepared, University of Pennsylvania on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony  

1933  Dried human blood serum 1st prepared, Univ of Pennsylvania on December - 21.  

1933  On December - 21 knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54  

1935  Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on December - 21.  

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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 December - 21.  

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on December - 21.  

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

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on this day in history.  

1596  On December - 21 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 this day in history.  

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

1628  On this day in history birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  


Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  On December - 21 death of thomas the Apostle  

0918  On this day in history conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies  

1295  On this day in history death of marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221)  

1308  On this day in history henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies  

1375  On this day in history giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

1504  Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on this day in history.  

1549  Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on December - 21.  

1579  Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.  

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