Historical Events In January - 21
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1958 On this day in history kMOT TV channel 10 in Minot, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
1959 On January - 21 cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77
1960 Little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km on this day in history.
1960 On January - 21 rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook South Africa, 417 die of methane poisoning
1961 "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater New York City NY after 8 performances on January - 21.
1961 Portuguese rebels seize cruise ship Santa Maria on this day in history.
1961 "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 8 performances on January - 21.
1961 John Joseph Becker, composer, dies a day before 75th birthday on January - 21.
1962 JFK arrives in Uruguay on January - 21.
1962 On January - 21 snow falls in San Francisco
1962 Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1963 Al St John, actor (Law & Order, Devil Riders), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1964 Carl T Rowan named director of US Information Agency on this day in history.
1964 On January - 21 joseph Schildkraut, actor (Cleopatra, Diary of Anne Frank), dies at 68
1965 On January - 21 harvey Zorbaugh, doctor/TV host (Play the Game), dies at 68
1966 On this day in history beatle George Harrison marries model Patti Boyd
1967 On January - 21 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
1967 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti
1967 On this day in history ann Sheridan, actress (Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies of cancer at 51
1968 US B-52 bombers with nuclear bomb crashes in Greenland on January - 21.
1971 On January - 21 "Alias Smith & Jones" premieres on ABC TV
1971 On this day in history richard B Russell, (Sen-D-Ga), dies at 73
1972 On this day in history assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh territory
1972 On this day in history belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms
1972 On January - 21 manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura become separate states of Indian union
1972 Mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history canadian actor Leslie Nielson appears in the Ringbanger episode of the TV sitcom M*A*S*H
1974 On this day in history silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London
1974 On January - 21 jan Arends, Dutch poet/author, dies at 48
1975 On January - 21 marie Lohr, actress (Pygmalion, Small Hotel, Escapade), dies at 84
1976 On this day in history england and France place the supersonic jetliner Concorde into regular service.
1976 The supersonic airliner 'Concorde' begins regular commercial service on this day in history.
1976 The supersonic Concorde airplane was put into service by Britain and France on this day in history.
1977 On January - 21 italy legalizes abortion