Historical Events In December - 21
Saturday, 23 January 2021
1918 Red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore & Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell & Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters & $15,000 on December - 21.
1918 On this day in history donald Regan, White House staffer/US Secretary of Treasury (1981-85)
1919 J Edgar Hoover deports anarchists/feminist Emma Goldman to Russia on this day in history.
1919 Gert Fredriksson, Sweden, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56) on this day in history.
1920 On December - 21 jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally," premieres in NYC
1920 Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on December - 21.
1921 On December - 21 supreme Court rules labor injunctions and picketing unconstitutional
1921 Supreme Court rules labor injunctions & picketing unconstitutional on this day in history.
1921 Alica Alonso, Havana, ballerina on December - 21.
1921 On this day in history p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84
1922 On this day in history paul Winchell, NYC, ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smith)
1923 On this day in history nepal changes from British protectorate to independent nation
1923 Intizar Hussain, Urdu writer and columnist of Pakistan on this day in history.
1924 Joe Paterno, football coach (Penn State, SI Sportsman of 1986) on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history eisenstein's movie Potemkin premieres in Moscow
1926 On December - 21 soccer team DOS Struggle forms
1926 On December - 21 john Herbert McDowell, composer
1927 Michael Carreras, film director on this day in history.
1927 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on December - 21.
1928 On December - 21 ed Nelson, New Orleans La, actor (Peyton Place, A Long Came a Spider)
1928 On December - 21 harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies
1929 On this day in history first group hospital insurance plan effected, Dallas TX
1929 On December - 21 1st group hospital insurance plan offered (Dallas Tx)
1929 Jack Philip Cannon, composer on this day in history.
1930 Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches on this day in history.
1931 On December - 21 caroline Kaart, [Paterson Raitt], Dutch alto singer
1932 SS Gateshead, sunk in a storm off Seaham Harbour, Durham after a collision with the Norwegian vessel Miranda. Most of the crew including the Captain, Matthew W. Hall lost their lives on December - 21.
1932 On this day in history fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, 1st joint movie (Flying Down to Rio)
1932 Ilja Zeljenka, composer on December - 21.
1933 Dried human blood serum first prepared, University of Pennsylvania on December - 21.
1933 Newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony on December - 21.
1933 Dried human blood serum 1st prepared, Univ of Pennsylvania on December - 21.
1933 Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on December - 21.
1935 Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on this day in history.