Historical Events In October - 21
Monday, 03 August 2020
1925 Sidney Howards "Lucky Sam McGarver," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1925 Joyce Randolph, Detroit Mich, actress (Trixie-Honeymooners) on this day in history.
1926 Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital) on October - 21.
1927 Nadine Judd, [Nadia Moore/Nerina], S African/British ballerina on October - 21.
1928 Edward "Whitey" Ford, hall of fame pitcher (NY Yankees) on this day in history.
1929 Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin, US, sci-fi author (Tombs of Atuan) on this day in history.
1929 Owen Dunell, cricketer (two Tests for South Africa in 1889), dies on this day in history.
1930 On October - 21 doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)
1931 On this day in history jim Parks, cricketer (England batsman-keeper in 46 Tests 1954-68)
1931 A Schnitzler, writer, dies at 69 on October - 21.
1933 On October - 21 georgia Brown, [Lillian Getel], actress (Study in Terror, Fixer)
1934 Jerry Lewis, (Rep-R-California, 1979- ) on October - 21.
1935 On October - 21 hank Greenberg selected AL MVP unanimously
1936 On this day in history james H "Simon" Gray, English playwright (Butley)
1937 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 5th Symphony premieres on this day in history.
1937 Norman Wright, rocker (Del-Vikings) on October - 21.
1937 Betty Carver, wife of Bernard Montgomery, buried on October - 21.
1938 Japanese troops occupies Canton on this day in history.
1939 Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies on October - 21.
1940 RAF drops 1st anti-nazi pamphlets on Netherlands on October - 21.
1940 On this day in history don Ritter, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )
1941 Marina Ripa, Rome Italy, countess/writer (My First 40 Years) on this day in history.
1942 On October - 21 elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love)
1943 Frans LAJ Wolters, economist/Dutch MP (PvdA) on October - 21.
1943 Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II), dies on October - 21.
1944 On this day in history prv. Ernest Alva Smith (The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada) wins the Victoria Cross at the Savio River, Italy
1944 US troops capture Aachen, first large German city to fall on October - 21.
1944 Canadian troops occupy Breskens on this day in history.
1945 Women in France allowed to vote for first time on this day in history.
1945 On October - 21 women in France allowed to vote for 1st time
1947 On October - 21 dutch Dakota explodes near Coopenhagen, 16 die
1948 On October - 21 facsimile high-speed radio transmission demonstrated in Washington DC
1948 On October - 21 beersheba liberated by Israeli army
1950 On this day in history chinese forces occupy Tibet