Historical Events In August - 21
Monday, 03 August 2020
1931 On August - 21 gregg Smith, composer
1932 On August - 21 wes Ferrell is 1st to win 20 games in each of his 1st 4 seasons
1932 On August - 21 melvin Van Peebles, Chicago IL, actor/director (Sophisticated Gent)
1932 Frederick Corder, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1933 Ruth's homer leads AL to a 4-2 win in 1st All Star Game on August - 21.
1933 Janet Baker, York England, mezzo-soprano (Owen Wingrave) on August - 21.
1934 Paul Panhuysen, Dutch composer, visual and sound artist on this day in history.
1935 Ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64) on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76
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.
1936 Mart Crowley, playwright (Boys in the Band) on this day in history.
1938 The birth of Kenny Rogers, American singer/songwriter on August - 21.
1938 Italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School on this day in history.
1940 Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62 on August - 21.
1942 Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus on this day in history.
1942 Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies on this day in history.
1943 On August - 21 gromyko named USSR-ambassador in Washington
1943 On this day in history henrik Pontoppidan, writer (Peter Gelukkige, Nobel 1917), dies at 86
1944 On this day in history dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN
1944 HMCS Alberni lost on this day in history.
1944 On August - 21 germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy
1945 Pres Truman ends Lend-Lease program on this day in history.
1947 1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win on August - 21.
1947 On this day in history ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies
1948 On August - 21 indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson
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
1949 Gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1951 (Leonard) Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45 on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies
1953 On August - 21 marion Carl in Douglas Skyrocket reaches record 25,370 m
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.
1956 On August - 21 wTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 1st launching in Baikonur, Kazachstan (R7 "Semiorka"-rocket) on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history hawaii becomes the 50th state of the United States of America