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Historical Events In January - 21

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

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  On this day in history otakar Sini, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1944  On this day in history gustaaf DFL Schamelhout, Flemish physician/writer, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  British troops land on Ramree, near coast of Burma on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On January - 21 the Brazilian Expeditionary Force leads an allied attack on Monte Castelo in Italy, the only participation of South American troops in World War II.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On January - 21 "Nellie Bly" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 16 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1948  West Indies vs England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker on January - 21.  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  Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1949  On January - 21 1st inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1951  Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On January - 21 nehru's Congress party wins general election in India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1954  The USS Nautilus, the world's first atomic submarine, is launched from the shipyards at Groton, Connecticut on this day in history.  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  On January - 21 billy Jenkins, dies at 69  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 January - 21 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden New York City NY after 849 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of the New Yorker on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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  John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1743  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In January - 21

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

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

0917  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On this day in history death of juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  On this day in history death of azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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