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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
1937

Betty Carver, wife of Bernard Montgomery, buried

Death
1937

Norman Wright, rocker (Del-Vikings)

Birth
1937

Franco-troops occupies Gijon

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1937

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 5th Symphony premieres

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1938

Japanese troops occupies Canton

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1939

Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies

Death
1940

Don Ritter, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )

Birth
1940

Geoffrey Boycott, cricketer (stoic England opener 1964-82)

Birth
1940

Julie Parrish, Middlesboro Ky, actress (Good Morning World, Capitol)

Birth
1940

Frances FitzGerald, NYC, journalist/author (Fire in the Lake)

Birth
1940

Osamu Watanabe, Japan, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1940

Manfred Mann, [Michael Lubowitz], S Afr, rocker (Mighty Quinn)

Birth
1940

RAF drops 1st anti-nazi pamphlets on Netherlands

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1941

Marina Ripa, Rome Italy, countess/writer (My First 40 Years)

Birth
1941

Steve Cropper, TN, guitarist/songwriter (Booker T and MGs)

Birth
1942

Elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around and Fell in Love)

Birth
1942

Les AuCoin, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )

Birth
1943

Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II), dies

Death
1943

Ron Elliott, rocker

Birth
1943

Paula Kelly, Jacksonville Fla, dancer/actress (Liz-Night Court)

Birth
1943

Frans LAJ Wolters, economist/Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1944

Walter Piston's "Fugue for a Victory Tune," premieres in NYC

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1944

During WW II, US troops capture Aachen, 1st large German city to fall

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1944

Canadian troops occupy Breskens

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1944

Janet Ahlberg, illustrator

Birth