Historical Events In December - 21
Friday, 29 September 2023
1936 On December - 21 bradman's 2nd consecutive Test Cricket duck! Australia all out 80
1937 Snow White the first feature-length color and sound cartoon premiers on this day in history.
1937 The birth of Jane Fonda, American actress on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history 1st feature-length color & sound cartoon premieres (Snow White)
1937 Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history hitler named Adolf Eichmann leader of "Referat IV B"
1940 On this day in history 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 December - 21.
1941 On December - 21 chicago Bears Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point
1942 US Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal on this day in history.
1942 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 on December - 21.
1943 USS Grayling (SS-208) sinks fourth Japanese ship since 18 December on this day in history.
1944 Cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP on this day in history.
1945 "Billion Dollar Baby" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 219 performances on December - 21.
1945 On December - 21 george S Patton, US General (Sicily/Normandy), dies in car crash at 60
1946 On this day in history "If the Shoe Fits" closes at Century Theater NYC after 20 performances
1948 On this day in history o'Neil Place in the Bronx erronously renamed O'Neill Place
1948 On December - 21 seishiro Itagaki, Japanese General/min of War, hanged
1949 On December - 21 dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia
1950 On this day in history 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 On December - 21 joe DiMaggio announces his retirement
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 December - 21 dr Sam Sheppard's wife Marilyn is murdered (he is accused of crime)
1955 On December - 21 dorothy Bernard, actress (Margaret-Life With Father), dies at 65
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 December - 21 eric Coates, composer, dies at 71
1958 Charles de Gaulle elected President of France on December - 21.
1958 On this day in history charles De Gaulle wins 7 year term as 1st pres of 5th Rep of France
1958 On this day in history h[arry] B[yron] Warner, actor (10 Commandments, New Moon), dies at 83
1959 On this day in history 10th largest snowfall in NYC history (13.7")
1961 On this day in history beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy"