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 This day in History - November 21
340 Historic Events for November 21
1906

China prohibits opium trade

Event
1907

M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor

Birth
1907

Jim Bishop, author (The Day Lincoln was Shot)

Birth
1907

Charles Korvin, Czechoslovakia, actor (Berlin Express, Ship of Fools)

Birth
1907

Harry Boyle, round-arm cricket bowler (12 of Aust's early Tests), dies

Death
1907

Gaetano Braga, composer, dies at 78

Death
1908

Franz Pfnr, Germany, slalom (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1912

Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist

Birth
1912

Eleanor Powell, Springfield Mass, actress/tap dancer (Bdwy Melody)

Birth
1914

British army conquerors Bazra

Event
1914

Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game

Event
1916

Esmond Kentish, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 2 Tests 1948 and 1954)

Birth
1916

Franz Jozef I, King of Austria/Hungary, dies

Death
1916

Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama)

Birth
1916

Sid Luckman, NFL QB (Chicago Bears)

Birth
1917

M Gorki calls Lenin a blind fanatic/unthinking adventurer

Event
1917

Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer

Birth
1918

2 German ammunition trains explode in Hamont Belgium, 1,750 die

Event
1918

Polish soldiers organize a pogrom against Jews of Galicia Poland

Event
1920

Mussolini's squad begins terror, 11 die in Bologna Italy

Event
1920

Karel Cap‚k's "Vec Makropulos," premieres in Prague

Event
1920

Ralph Meeker, Minneapolis MN, actor (Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker)

Birth
1920

Caryl Florio, composer, dies at 77

Death
1920

Stan Musial, outfielder (St Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ)

Birth
1920

William James Robjohn, composer, dies at 77

Death