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Historical Events In August - 21

Monday, 03 August 2020

1905  On August - 21 jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters), dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On August - 21 joachim Homs, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On August - 21 miguel Torga, [Adolfo Correia da Rocha], Portuguese author  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  David Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  C Dillon Douglas, Geneva Switz, US Secretary of Treasury (1961-65) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  W R Wister, cricketer (USA v Canada 1859), dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  Mr Carter-Cotton chosen first chancellor of Univ of British Columbia on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  Mr Carter-Cotton chosen 1st chancellor of Univ of British Columbia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On August - 21 bruce Trent, singer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history cornelius Johnson, LA Calif, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1914  20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history dallas Pratt, collector  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On August - 21 italy declares war on Turkey  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history italy declares war on Turkey in World War One  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Jack Weston, [Morris Weinstein], Cleveland, actor (4 Seasons, Rad) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On August - 21 william John Raff Hooper, cartoonist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  Company Sgt. Major Robert Hanna (29th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  Cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  3rd PGA Championship: Jock Hutchison at Flossmoor CC Flossmoor Ill on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Christopher R Milne, son of Alan A Milne (Winnie the Pooh) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On August - 21 curly Lambeau & Green Bay Football Club granted NFL franchise  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Chris Schenkel, Biuppus Ind, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Gerald D Lascelles, son of English princess Mary on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  BV Emmen soccer team forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On August - 21 -22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Ben-Zion Orgad, composer on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  4th Pan-African Congress meets (NYC) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On August - 21 wilhelm Jr Killmayer, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  On August - 21 gillian Sheen, England, foils (Olympic-gold-1956)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On this day in history chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On this day in history ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On this day in history prohibition of Wieringermeer finished  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  Frank Perry, film director on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Babe Ruth hits his 600th HR, off George Blaeholder of Browns on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1535  On August - 21 birth of shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  On August - 21 birth of francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1597  Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1642  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1665  Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1131  On this day in history boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1157  On August - 21 death of king Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1190  Godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  On this day in history alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1271  On August - 21 death of alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1581  Death of Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  Death of Elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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