Click Here» To know about the natural disasters and worst epidemics/ pandemics in history of human civilization
» List of natural disasters & epidemics
Advertisements
Home | Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

 

Share This Page

 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Battle of Boyaca (Colombia)
  • Independence Day (Ivory Coast)
  • Labor Day (Samoa)
  • Youth Day (Kiribati)
  • View All »
 

Days In August

 

Popular Searches

 

Poll

  • Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Advertisements

 

Historical Events In August - 21

Friday, 07 August 2020

1981  Hermann Schey, German/Neth singer, dies at 85 on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Sobhuza II, king of Swaziland/Ngwane (1921-82), dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Benigno S Aquino Jr, Philippines opposition leader, killed at 50 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history australia's federal budget speech is televised live from Canberra for the first time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Widespread arrests on the eve of South African coloured elections on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Near Coast of Northern Peru a 6.3 quake injured at least 100 people, 60 homes destroyed and damage to other buildings in the Chimbote area on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On August - 21 premier Neville Wran ratifies legislation in NSW to make AIDS a notifiable disease.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On August - 21 a report on the Chernobyl disaster blames 'human error'  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On August - 21 lake Nios Volcanic eruption in Cameroon releases poison gas, killing 1,746  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Lake Nyos disaster in Cameroon killing 1,746 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Advertisements

1987  On August - 21 clayton Lonetree, first marine court-martialed for spying, convicted  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On August - 21 karl Bruck, entertainer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On August - 21 cease fire between Iran and Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Hans Gunther Adler, German writer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On August - 21 fifty-one people drown in the River Thames, London when a dredger rams the pleasure cruiser Marchioness.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Soviet Union reveals deadliest weapon in its air force arsenal, needle-nosed bomber that NATO calls the Blackjack on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On August - 21 voyager 2 begins a flyby of the planet Neptune  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Gang of convicts from Siberian labour camp overpower guards aboard Aeroflot passenger flight, hijack plane to Pakistan and seek political asylum on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  George Adamson, British conservationist (Born Free), murdered in Kenya on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Attempted coup against Mikial Gorbachev stopped by Boris Yeltsin on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Communist coup is crushed in USSR in 2 days on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 101 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Lucille Brown, actress (Farina-Our Gang), dies after illness at 74 on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Danitra Vance, comedienne (SNL), dies of breast cancer at 35 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  NSW Police Royal Commission key witness Trevor Haken accuses 35 high ranking officers and others of corruption on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On August - 21 anatole Fistoulari, conductor, dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Rosa Joyce Plesters Brommelie, conservation scientist, dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history death of Norris Bradbury, American physicist who led the team charged with assembling the components for the world's first atomic bomb explosion.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history misael Pastrana Borrero, Pres of Colombia (1970-74), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2000  On August - 21 british troops are rushed on to Belfast streets after two men are killed in a violent feud between Protestant guerrilla groups.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  British Rock Band The Rolling Stones kicks off their a Bigger Bang tour with a show in Fenway Park, Boston on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On this day in history hurricane Dean, a powerful Category 5 storm, slams into a largely evacuated Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  STS-118 lands at the Kennedy Space Center, completing Space Shuttle Endeavour's 19th flight on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On August - 21 20 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo die from the Ebola virus  Click To Send On Whatsapp

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In August - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1165  Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223) was born on August - 21.  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  Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1642  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  On this day in history birth of afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill)  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

Advertisements

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 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 August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  On August - 21 alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1271  Death of Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220) on this day in history.  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

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know