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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
1919

Daniel John Chapman Cunningham, physiologist

Birth
1919

Claire Sterling, journalist

Birth
1919

Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77

Death
1921

Jarmil Burghauser, composer

Birth
1921

Tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam

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1921

Malcolm Arnold, Northampton Engld, composer (Bridge over River Kwai)

Birth
1923

1st planetarium opens at Deutsche Museum in Munich

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1924

KLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies

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1924

Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76

Death
1925

Sidney Howards "Lucky Sam McGarver," premieres in NYC

Event
1925

Joyce Randolph, Detroit Mich, actress (Trixie-Honeymooners)

Birth
1926

Marga Richter, composer

Birth
1926

Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)

Birth
1927

Nadine Judd, [Nadia Moore/Nerina], S African/British ballerina

Birth
1928

Mario Pinto, the Andrade, writer/president MPLA (Angola)

Birth
1928

Edward "Whitey" Ford, hall of fame pitcher (NY Yankees)

Birth
1929

Owen Dunell, cricketer (two Tests for South Africa in 1889), dies

Death
1929

Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin, US, sci-fi author (Tombs of Atuan)

Birth
1930

Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)

Birth
1931

A Schnitzler, writer, dies at 69

Death
1931

Jim Parks, cricketer (England batsman-keeper in 46 Tests 1954-68)

Birth
1933

Georgia Brown, [Lillian Getel], actress (Study in Terror, Fixer)

Birth
1934

Jerry Lewis, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )

Birth
1935

Hank Greenberg selected AL MVP unanimously

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1936

James H "Simon" Gray, English playwright (Butley)

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