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 This day in History - December 21
361 Historic Events for December 21
1898

EugŠne Dabit, French writer/painter (H“tel du Nord)

Birth
1899

Guy Wilkerson, TX, actor (Dead or Alive, West of Texas, Shootin' Iron)

Birth
1900

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Michael Kramer," premieres in Berlin

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1900

Oda Schaefer, German author/poet (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only)

Birth
1900

Wischnewski, writer

Birth
1901

Juan A de Zunzunegui y Loredo, Spanish writer

Birth
1901

Robin Irvine, London England, actor (Easy Virtue)

Birth
1905

Anthony Powell, England, novelist (Infants of Spring)

Birth
1906

Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58

Death
1907

Dutch govt of De Master falls due to war budget

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1907

Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58

Death
1907

Garmt Stuiveling, Dutch literary (Poet in Love)

Birth
1908

Pat Weaver, LA Calif, TV Executive (started Today show)

Birth
1909

George Ball, Iowa, lawyer/undersecretary of state

Birth
1909

Seich“ Matsumoto, Dutch Japanese detective/playwright (10 to Sen)

Birth
1909

Clyde Fitch' "City," premieres in NYC

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1909

U of Coopenhagen rejects Cook's claim that he was 1st to North Pole

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1909

1st junior high school established (Berkeley Calif)

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1910

Explosion in coal mine in Hulton England, 344 mine workers dies

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1911

Josh Gibson, pro baseball player, "Negro Babe Ruth" (hit 800+ HRs)

Birth
1911

Paul Burkhard, composer

Birth
1912

Denmark, Norway and Sweden declare neutrality in Comende war

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1913

1st crossword puzzle (with 32 clues) printed in NY World

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1913

Raich Carter, soccer star

Birth
1914

1st feature-length silent film comedy, "Tillie's Punctured Romance" released. (Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charles Chaplin)

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