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Historical Events In December - 21

Thursday, 04 March 2021

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

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

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

1919  Gert Fredriksson, Sweden, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56) on this day in history.  

1920  Jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally," premieres in NYC on December - 21.  

1920  Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on December - 21.  

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

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

1921  Alica Alonso, Havana, ballerina on December - 21.  

1921  On this day in history p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84  

1922  On December - 21 paul Winchell, NYC, ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smith)  

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

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

1924  On this day in history joe Paterno, football coach (Penn State, SI Sportsman of 1986)  

1925  On this day in history eisenstein's movie Potemkin premieres in Moscow  

1926  On December - 21 soccer team DOS Struggle forms  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1929  Jack Philip Cannon, composer on this day in history.  

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

1931  Caroline Kaart, [Paterson Raitt], Dutch alto singer on December - 21.  

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  Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, 1st joint movie (Flying Down to Rio) on this day in history.  

1932  Ilja Zeljenka, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1933  On December - 21 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  Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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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  On December - 21 birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

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 December - 21.  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on this day in history.  

1628  On December - 21 birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  

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

1579  On this day in history death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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