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Historical Events In December - 21

Friday, 03 July 2020

1918  On this day in history red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore & Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell & Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters & $15,000  

1918  On December - 21 donald Regan, White House staffer/US Secretary of Treasury (1981-85)  

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

1919  Gert Fredriksson, Sweden, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56) on December - 21.  

1920  On December - 21 jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally," premieres in NYC  

1920  Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on this day in history.  

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

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

1921  On December - 21 alica Alonso, Havana, ballerina  

1921  P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

1923  Nepal changes from British protectorate to independent nation on this day in history.  

1923  Intizar Hussain, Urdu writer and columnist of Pakistan on December - 21.  

1924  On December - 21 joe Paterno, football coach (Penn State, SI Sportsman of 1986)  

1925  On December - 21 eisenstein's movie Potemkin premieres in Moscow  

1926  Soccer team DOS Struggle forms on December - 21.  

1926  John Herbert McDowell, composer on this day in history.  

1927  Michael Carreras, film director on this day in history.  

1927  Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on December - 21.  

1928  On December - 21 ed Nelson, New Orleans La, actor (Peyton Place, A Long Came a Spider)  

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

1929  First group hospital insurance plan effected, Dallas TX on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history 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 December - 21.  

1931  On December - 21 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 December - 21.  

1932  On December - 21 fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, 1st joint movie (Flying Down to Rio)  

1932  On December - 21 ilja Zeljenka, composer  

1933  On December - 21 dried human blood serum first prepared, University of Pennsylvania  

1933  Newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony on this day in history.  

1933  Dried human blood serum 1st prepared, Univ of Pennsylvania on this day in history.  

1933  Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

1401  On December - 21 birth of tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)  

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

1537  On December - 21 birth of johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)  

1596  Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646) was born on December - 21.  

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  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on this day in history.  

0918  On this day in history 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 this day in history henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies  

1375  On December - 21 giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

1504  On December - 21 death of bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)  

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 this day in history.  

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