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Historical Events In August - 21

Thursday, 18 August 2022

1857  First book published by an Australian female author: Gertrude the Emigrant, by Caroline Atkinson on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  First Lincoln-Douglas debate (Illinois) on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  1st Lincoln-Douglas debate (Illinois) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  On this day in history billy Barker discovers gold in creeks running into the Quesnel River; town of Barkerville, BC, grows up around mine; the find sparks a massive gold rush into the Cariboo.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  On August - 21 the Vienna Stadtpark opens its gates.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  Raid at Lawrence KS by William Quantrill on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On August - 21 bBT Charleston, SC [->DEC 31]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On August - 21 john Calhoun Sanders, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 24  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  On this day in history leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1872  On August - 21 aubrey Beardsley, England, artist (Salome)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  On this day in history herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1918-27)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1875  Maurice Lippens, Belgian earl/minister/governor of Congo on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  American Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  On August - 21 the Virgin Mary, along with St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist, reportedly appears to the people of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  Henry Ainley, Leeds England, actor (As You Like It) on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  On this day in history johan H Westerveld, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/leader (OD)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1883  On this day in history providence shuts out Phillies 28-0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  On this day in history mighty (Dan) Casey struck-out in a game with NY Giants!  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On August - 21 william Seward Burroughs patents adding machine  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On August - 21 simon Vissering, Dutch minister of Finance (1879-81), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On August - 21 dutch Mackay govt resigns  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  Charles Vanel, Rennes France, actor (Wages of Fear) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On this day in history juliette Marie Olga Lili Boulanger, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  On August - 21 blossom Rock, actress, (Grandmamma-Addams Family)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  Oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  On this day in history nicola van Westerhout, composer, dies at 40  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  Allied forces overun Peking's inner city on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  Eileen Percy, Belfast Ireland, silent film actress (Let's Go) on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  On August - 21 21st US Mens Tennis: William Larned beats Beals C Wright (62 68 64 64)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  Renato Fasano, composer on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  Yannis Constantinidis, composer on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  The birth of Count Baise, US bandleader and jazz player on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  [William] Count Basie, Red Bank NJ, jazz musician (Blazing Saddles) on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  Isadore I Friz Freleng, KC MO, animator (Warner Bros cartoons) on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1165  On August - 21 birth of philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1535  On this day in history birth of shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1567  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1597  On this day in history birth of roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1642  On August - 21 birth of johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1643  Afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  Hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1131  On August - 21 boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1157  On this day in history death of king Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1190  On August - 21 godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1245  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1271  On this day in history death of alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1516  On this day in history john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1581  On this day in history death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1614  On this day in history death of elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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