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 This day in History - November 21
340 Historic Events for November 21
1871

The 1st human cannonball, Emilio Onra, is shot

Event
1875

Friedrich A Lange, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism), dies at 67

Death
1876

Skirmish between HM Stanley's expedition and natives

Event
1877

Louis Campbell-Tipton, composer

Birth
1877

Sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer

Birth
1877

Tom Edison announces his "talking machine" invention (phonograph)

Event
1878

Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice

Birth
1880

Franz Hessel, writer

Birth
1880

Henry Stanley and Pierre de Brazza quarrel about possession of Congo

Event
1882

Sergei G Netsjajev, Russian nihilist, dies at 35

Death
1886

Harold G Nicolson, English diplomat/author (Good Behaviour)

Birth
1894

Corinne Griffith, Texarkana TX, actress (3 Hours, Lilies of Field)

Birth
1895

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Bruce Partington Plans" (BG)

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1898

Ren‚ Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter (This is Not a Pipe)

Birth
1899

Garret Augustus Hobart, 24th VP, dies

Death
1900

J J Ferris, cricketer (48 wickets for Aust in 8 Tests in 1880's), dies

Death
1900

Alice Calhoun, Cleveland OH, Silent film actress (Flowing Gold)

Birth
1900

Jobyna Ralston, South Pittsburgh TN, actress (For Heaven's Sake)

Birth
1901

Richard Strauss' opera "Feuersnot," premieres in Dresden

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1902

Michail A Suslov, Russian party ideologist [OS=Nov 8]

Birth
1902

Baseball's Phila Athletics and Phillies form pro football teams, joining Pitts Stars in 1st attempt at a National Football League

Event
1902

1st night football game, Phila Athletics beats Kanaweola AC, 39-0

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1904

Coleman Hawkins, virtually created tenor saxophone for jazz

Birth
1905

1st game ever played in the Australian Tennis Open

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1905

David Moule-Evans, composer

Birth