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.