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Historical Events In August - 21

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

1931  Gregg Smith, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Wes Ferrell is 1st to win 20 games in each of his 1st 4 seasons on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Melvin Van Peebles, Chicago IL, actor/director (Sophisticated Gent) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On this day in history frederick Corder, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On August - 21 ruth's homer leads AL to a 4-2 win in 1st All Star Game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On August - 21 janet Baker, York England, mezzo-soprano (Owen Wingrave)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On this day in history paul Panhuysen, Dutch composer, visual and sound artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  Ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On this day in history josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On this day in history red Sox Wes Ferrell, walks off mound when he feels he did no get good feilding, Sox suspend him  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1936  On this day in history mart Crowley, playwright (Boys in the Band)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history the birth of Kenny Rogers, American singer/songwriter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62 on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On August - 21 gromyko named USSR-ambassador in Washington  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On August - 21 henrik Pontoppidan, writer (Peter Gelukkige, Nobel 1917), dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 21 dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 21 hMCS Alberni lost  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Pres Truman ends Lend-Lease program on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history 1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On August - 21 phila fans cause A's to forfeit game when they riot over a trapped line drive by Rich Ashburn, Giants leading 4-2 in 9th declared winners  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75 on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  (Leonard) Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On August - 21 marion Carl in Douglas Skyrocket reaches record 25,370 m  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On August - 21 baseball player reps Ralph Kiner (NL) & Allie Reynolds (AL) hire John Norman Lewis at $15,000 to give legal advice to players in negotiation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On August - 21 1st launching in Baikonur, Kazachstan (R7 "Semiorka"-rocket)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history hawaii becomes the 50th state of the United States of America  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1165  Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1535  On this day in history 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  On August - 21 birth of roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1642  On August - 21 birth of johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1665  On this day in history birth of giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1131  Boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1190  Godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on August - 21.  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  John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  On August - 21 death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  On August - 21 death of elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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