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 This day in History - November 21
340 Historic Events for November 21
1952

1st US postage stamp in 2 colors (rotary process) introduced

Event
1953

Tina Brown, journalist publisher (New Yorker, Tattler)

Birth
1953

WKJG TV channel 33 in Ft Wayne, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

"Pitdown Man," discovered in 1912 proved to be a hoax

Event
1954

Prof Werner Elert, German Lutheran theologist, dies at 69

Death
1954

Karol Rathaus, composer, dies at 59

Death
1955

Argentina asks Panama for return of ex-president Per¢n

Event
1955

KTVO TV channel 3 in Ottumwa-Kirksville, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1956

Mariana Simionescu, Tirgu Neamt Romania, 1st wife of Bjorn Borg

Birth
1956

Don Newcombe, wins NL MVP and 1st-ever Cy Young Award

Event
1956

Terri Welles, [Knepper], Calif, playmate of the year (Dec, 1980)

Birth
1957

Jim Brown, rocker (UB40-Red Red Wine)

Birth
1958

Mel Ott, NY Giant baseball star (1926-1947), dies at 49

Death
1958

Tim Robinson, cricketer (solid England opener in 29 Tests 1984-89)

Birth
1958

Frank Edmonds, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta)

Birth
1958

Evert van Benthem, Dutch skater (11 Cities Skating Race, 1985, 86)

Birth
1959

Max Baer, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49

Death
1959

Jack Benny (violin) and Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet

Event
1959

Tim Wilkison, Shelby NC, tennis player (WCT Atlanta finals-1986)

Birth
1959

Colin Beashel, Australian star yachter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1960

Bob Scheffing signs to manage Tigers after Casey Stengel turns it down

Event
1963

JFK flies to Texas

Event
1963

Nicollette Sheridan, Worthing England, actress (Paige-Knots Landing)

Birth
1963

Peter Bosz, Dutch soccer star (Toulon/Feyenoord)

Birth
1963

Pierre Blanchar, actor (Man From Nowhere), dies at 71

Death