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Historical Events In August - 21

Monday, 03 August 2020

1931  On August - 21 gregg Smith, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

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

1935  Ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1938  The birth of Kenny Rogers, American singer/songwriter on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School on this day in history.  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  Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1943  On this day in history henrik Pontoppidan, writer (Peter Gelukkige, Nobel 1917), dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  HMCS Alberni lost on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 21 germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Pres Truman ends Lend-Lease program on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win on August - 21.  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 August - 21 indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  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  Baseball player reps Ralph Kiner (NL) & Allie Reynolds (AL) hire John Norman Lewis at $15,000 to give legal advice to players in negotiation on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On August - 21 wTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  1st launching in Baikonur, Kazachstan (R7 "Semiorka"-rocket) on this day in history.  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 August - 21 birth of shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1642  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history birth of hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building  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  On August - 21 boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1516  On August - 21 john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78  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  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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