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Historical Events In January - 21

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1943  On this day in history vice-Admiral Cunningham appointed British Admiral of Fleet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history soviet forces reconquer Worosjilowsk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Otakar Sini, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  649 British bombers attack Magdeburg on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  447 German bombers attack London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Gustaaf DFL Schamelhout, Flemish physician/writer, dies at 74 on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  British troops land on Ramree, near coast of Burma on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  The Brazilian Expeditionary Force leads an allied attack on Monte Castelo in Italy, the only participation of South American troops in World War II on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history "Nellie Bly" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 16 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  "Sweethearts" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 288 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1948  On January - 21 west Indies vs England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  W Indies v England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On January - 21 ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history the first inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  1st inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history george Orwell, the author of Nineteen Eighty-Four, dies in London.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On January - 21 new York jury finds former State Department official Alger Hiss guilty of perjury  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  "Lend an Ear" closes at National Theater NYC after 460 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history nehru's Congress party wins general election in India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history john Foster Dulles appointed as Secretary of State  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  The first gas turbine automobile exhibited (New York City NY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history the USS Nautilus, the world's first atomic submarine, is launched from the shipyards at Groton, Connecticut.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  The USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear powered submarine, is launched on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  1st gas turbine automobile exhibited (NYC) on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Billy Jenkins, dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On January - 21 maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden New York City NY after 849 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history william Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of the New Yorker  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On January - 21 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  The birth of Geena Davis, American actress on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history kSAT TV channel 12 in San Antonio, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Arthur L Bowley, English statistician/economist, dies at 87 on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1338  On January - 21 birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  On this day in history birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1721  On January - 21 birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1743  On January - 21 birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0917  On January - 21 death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On January - 21 death of juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1596  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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