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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
1902

Hilarion Rubio, composer

Birth
1902

Lillian Bronson, Lockport NY, actress (Next Voice you Hear)

Birth
1904

Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)

Birth
1905

Jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69

Death
1905

England Pilgrim Assn beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds

Event
1906

[Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55

Death
1908

Howard Ferguson, composer

Birth
1908

Alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet)

Birth
1911

Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta Unions form Western Canada Rugby Football Union

Event
1911

RS Hichens and M Hudsons "Garden of Allah," premieres in NYC

Event
1911

Peter Graves, London England, actor (Mission Impossible, Stalag 17)

Birth
1911

Vladimir Ussachevsky, Manchurian/US composer (Creation) [NS=Nov 3]

Birth
1912

Carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist

Birth
1912

Georg Solti, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Fidelio)

Birth
1914

Martin Gardner, Scientific American math and puzzles columnist

Birth
1914

Battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat

Event
1915

1st transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris

Event
1916

Tomojiro Ikenouchi, composer

Birth
1916

Karl von Strgkh, premier Austria, assassinated

Death
1916

US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps

Event
1916

Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack and Retreat)

Birth
1917

Petrograds garrison accepts Revolutionary Military Committee

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1917

1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I

Event
1917

Dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz

Birth
1918

Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min

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