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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"  

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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  On this day in history birth of tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)  

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on December - 21.  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on this day in history.  

1596  Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646) was born on December - 21.  

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  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  Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.  

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

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

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

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

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