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Historical Events In December - 21

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1936  On December - 21 bradman's 2nd consecutive Test Cricket duck! Australia all out 80  

1937  On December - 21 snow White the first feature-length color and sound cartoon premiers  

1937  The birth of Jane Fonda, American actress on December - 21.  

1937  On this day in history 1st feature-length color & sound cartoon premieres (Snow White)  

1937  Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on December - 21.  

1939  Hitler named Adolf Eichmann leader of "Referat IV B" on this day in history.  

1940  F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 on this day in history.  

1941  HMS AUDACITY, sunk east of Azores by 3 torpedoes from German U-751 on December - 21.  

1941  Chicago Bears Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point on this day in history.  

1942  On December - 21 uS Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal  

1942  On December - 21 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63  

1943  On December - 21 uSS Grayling (SS-208) sinks fourth Japanese ship since 18 December.  

1944  On this day in history cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP  

1945  On this day in history "Billion Dollar Baby" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 219 performances  

1945  On December - 21 george S Patton, US General (Sicily/Normandy), dies in car crash at 60  

1946  "If the Shoe Fits" closes at Century Theater NYC after 20 performances on this day in history.  

1948  On December - 21 o'Neil Place in the Bronx erronously renamed O'Neill Place  

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 December - 21.  

1951  First helicopter landing aboard a hospital ship, USS Consolation on this day in history.  

1951  Joe DiMaggio announces his retirement on December - 21.  

1952  On December - 21 broadway Tunnel opens in SF  

1953  On December - 21 kOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting  

1954  On this day in history dr Sam Sheppard's wife Marilyn is murdered (he is accused of crime)  

1955  Dorothy Bernard, actress (Margaret-Life With Father), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1956  Lewis M Terman, psychologist (Genetic studies of genius), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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 December - 21.  

1958  H[arry] B[yron] Warner, actor (10 Commandments, New Moon), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1959  10th largest snowfall in NYC history (13.7") on this day in history.  

1961  Beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1117  On December - 21 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 December - 21.  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on December - 21.  

1596  On this day in history birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

1603  On December - 21 birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

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 December - 21.  

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  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.  

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 December - 21.  

1549  On December - 21 death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)  

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

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