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Historical Events In December - 21

Saturday, 08 May 2021

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  J Edgar Hoover deports anarchists/feminist Emma Goldman to Russia on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1921  On December - 21 alica Alonso, Havana, ballerina  

1921  P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84 on December - 21.  

1922  Paul Winchell, NYC, ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smith) on December - 21.  

1923  On this day in history nepal changes from British protectorate to independent nation  

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  On this day in history soccer team DOS Struggle forms  

1926  On this day in history john Herbert McDowell, composer  

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

1929  On December - 21 jack Philip Cannon, composer  

1930  Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches on December - 21.  

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

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

1932  Ilja Zeljenka, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1933  Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on December - 21.  

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

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

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on this day in history.  

1537  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1603  On this day in history birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

1616  On December - 21 birth of pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

0918  Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on this day in history.  

1295  Death of Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on December - 21.  

1308  On this day in history 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  Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on this day in history.  

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

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