Historical Events In December - 21
Sunday, 09 August 2020
1936 Bradman's 2nd consecutive Test Cricket duck! Australia all out 80 on this day in history.
1937 Snow White the first feature-length color and sound cartoon premiers on this day in history.
1937 On December - 21 the birth of Jane Fonda, American actress
1937 1st feature-length color & sound cartoon premieres (Snow White) on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80
1939 On December - 21 hitler named Adolf Eichmann leader of "Referat IV B"
1940 On December - 21 f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
1941 HMS AUDACITY, sunk east of Azores by 3 torpedoes from German U-751 on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history chicago Bears Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point
1942 On this day in history uS Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal
1942 On this day in history leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63
1943 On this day in history uSS Grayling (SS-208) sinks fourth Japanese ship since 18 December.
1944 Cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP on December - 21.
1945 On this day in history "Billion Dollar Baby" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 219 performances
1945 On this day in history george S Patton, US General (Sicily/Normandy), dies in car crash at 60
1946 "If the Shoe Fits" closes at Century Theater NYC after 20 performances on this day in history.
1948 O'Neil Place in the Bronx erronously renamed O'Neill Place on December - 21.
1948 Seishiro Itagaki, Japanese General/min of War, hanged on December - 21.
1949 On this day in history dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia
1950 On December - 21 cole Porte's musical "Out of this World" premieres at New Century Theater NYC for 157 perfs
1951 On December - 21 first helicopter landing aboard a hospital ship, USS Consolation.
1951 Joe DiMaggio announces his retirement on this day in history.
1952 On December - 21 broadway Tunnel opens in SF
1953 On this day in history kOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting
1954 On this day in history dr Sam Sheppard's wife Marilyn is murdered (he is accused of crime)
1955 Dorothy Bernard, actress (Margaret-Life With Father), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history lewis M Terman, psychologist (Genetic studies of genius), dies at 79
1957 On December - 21 indonesia proclaims end to state of war
1957 On this day in history eric Coates, composer, dies at 71
1958 Charles de Gaulle elected President of France on December - 21.
1958 On December - 21 charles De Gaulle wins 7 year term as 1st pres of 5th Rep of France
1958 On December - 21 h[arry] B[yron] Warner, actor (10 Commandments, New Moon), dies at 83
1959 10th largest snowfall in NYC history (13.7") on December - 21.
1961 Beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy" on December - 21.