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Historical Events In January - 21

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

1991  On this day in history cBS News correspondent Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Iraq announced that it would use hostages as human shields against allied warplanes on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  The Supreme Court of Canada starts review of David Milgaard murder conviction in the death of Saskatoon nursing aide Gail Miller; he will be freed April 16th, after 22 years in jail, when the Court finds a miscarriage of justice on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On this day in history it was announced that Hillary Clinton would work out of a White House office near the Oval Office, an unprecedented move in first lady history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested on suspicion of murder on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On this day in history dow Jones passes 3900 (record 3,914.20)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Lorena Bobbitt found temporarily insane for chopping off spouse's penis on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On January - 21 lorena Bobbitt was found innocent by reason of insanity in the June 1993 attack on her husband, John. She had cut off his penis while he slept. The organ was surgically reattached.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  On January - 21 52th Golden Globes Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks, Jessica Lange, Brad Pitt  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  On January - 21 calgary Police charge Dorothy Joudrie with attempted murder after the shooting of her estranged husband, oil executive Earl Joudrie, at her home in Calgary  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1996  53th Golden Globes Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, John Travolta on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  Karrie Webb wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  US male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On this day in history at least a dozen people are reported dead after a pair of earthquakes in China's westernmost province. The quakes in the Xinjiang region heavily damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes. The first quake had a magnitude of 6.4, the second a magnitude of 6.3.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  In the face of continuing reports of legally dubious fund-raising practices, the Democratic National Committee announced it would no longer take donations from foreign nationals or from U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  Newt Gingrich is fined and reprimanded as the U.S. House of Representatives votes for first time in history to discipline the Speaker of the House for ethical misconduct on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  The full House voted 395-28 to reprimand Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., for violating House rules and misleading congressional investigators looking into his possible misuse of tax-exempt donations for political purposes on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1998  On this day in history pope John Paul II arrived in Havana for his first-ever visit to Cuba.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1998  Pope John Paul II visits Cuba on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1998  U.S. President Bill Clinton denies reports of an affair with former intern Monica Lewinsky and that he influenced her to lie about it on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1999  On this day in history raul Salinas de Gortari, brother of a former Mexican president, is convicted of arranging the murder of a political rival and sentenced to 50 years in prison.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1999  The brother of former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari was convicted of masterminding the 1994 shooting death of a ruling party official on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2003  On this day in history lee Boyd Malvo, 17, was indicted by a grand jury on murder charges stemming from the Washington area sniper attacks.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2003  On January - 21 the U.S. Census Bureau says Hispanics have moved past African-Americans as the largest minority group in the United States.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2004  A U.S. scientist who had toured North Korea nuclear facilities told Congress there was evidence they could produce enriched plutonium on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2004  China ushered in the year of the monkey, a positive sign in Chinese astrology for business and growth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  In Belize's capital city Belmopan, the unrest over the government's new taxes erupts into riots on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  On this day in history yokozuna Asashoryu won the Emperor's Cup at the New Year's Grand Sumo Tournament (Hatsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2013  On January - 21 30 people are killed in a car bombing in Salamiyeh, Syria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  More than 2 million people protest worldwide in the 'Women's March' against Donald Trump , with 500,000 marching in Washington D.C on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On January - 21 millions of people worldwide join the Women's March in response to the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States. 420 marches were reported in the U.S. and 168 in other countries, becoming the largest single-day protest in American history and the largest worldwide protest in recent history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On January - 21 nFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota Vikings, 38-7  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Gambian Dictator Yahya Jammeh finally concedes office and leaves Gambia 2 months after losing the presidential election on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  AFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: New England Patriots beat Jacksonville Jaguars, 24-20 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

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1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1338  King Charles V of France (d. 1380) was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1571  On January - 21 birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  On January - 21 birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1721  On this day in history birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1743  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0917  Death of Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880) on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1546  Death of Azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491) on January - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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