Historical Events In December - 21
Thursday, 09 December 2021
1936 Bradman's 2nd consecutive Test Cricket duck! Australia all out 80 on December - 21.
1937 Snow White the first feature-length color and sound cartoon premiers on this day in history.
1937 The birth of Jane Fonda, American actress on December - 21.
1937 1st feature-length color & sound cartoon premieres (Snow White) on December - 21.
1937 On this day in history frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80
1939 Hitler named Adolf Eichmann leader of "Referat IV B" on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
1941 On December - 21 hMS AUDACITY, sunk east of Azores by 3 torpedoes from German U-751.
1941 Chicago Bears Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point on December - 21.
1942 On this day in history uS Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal
1942 On this day in history leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63
1943 On this day in history uSS Grayling (SS-208) sinks fourth Japanese ship since 18 December.
1944 On December - 21 cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP
1945 "Billion Dollar Baby" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 219 performances on December - 21.
1945 On December - 21 george S Patton, US General (Sicily/Normandy), dies in car crash at 60
1946 On December - 21 "If the Shoe Fits" closes at Century Theater NYC after 20 performances
1948 O'Neil Place in the Bronx erronously renamed O'Neill Place on December - 21.
1948 Seishiro Itagaki, Japanese General/min of War, hanged on December - 21.
1949 On December - 21 dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia
1950 Cole Porte's musical "Out of this World" premieres at New Century Theater NYC for 157 perfs on this day in history.
1951 First helicopter landing aboard a hospital ship, USS Consolation on December - 21.
1951 On December - 21 joe DiMaggio announces his retirement
1952 On this day in history broadway Tunnel opens in SF
1953 On December - 21 kOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting
1954 Dr Sam Sheppard's wife Marilyn is murdered (he is accused of crime) on December - 21.
1955 On this day in history dorothy Bernard, actress (Margaret-Life With Father), dies at 65
1956 On this day in history lewis M Terman, psychologist (Genetic studies of genius), dies at 79
1957 Indonesia proclaims end to state of war on this day in history.
1957 On December - 21 eric Coates, composer, dies at 71
1958 Charles de Gaulle elected President of France on this day in history.
1958 Charles De Gaulle wins 7 year term as 1st pres of 5th Rep of France on this day in history.
1958 On December - 21 h[arry] B[yron] Warner, actor (10 Commandments, New Moon), dies at 83
1959 On December - 21 10th largest snowfall in NYC history (13.7")
1961 On December - 21 beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy"