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 This day in History - December 21
361 Historic Events for December 21
1925

Eisenstein's movie Potemkin premieres in Moscow

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1925

Stork Hendry scores 325 for Victoria against NZ

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1926

Pedro Gonzales-Gonzalez, Aguilares Tx, actor (Rio Bravo)

Birth
1926

Soccer team DOS Struggle forms

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1926

John Herbert McDowell, composer

Birth
1927

Michael Carreras, film director

Birth
1927

Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies

Death
1928

Ed Nelson, New Orleans La, actor (Peyton Place, A Long Came a Spider)

Birth
1928

Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal (WW I, Caporetto), dies at 78

Death
1928

Thomas Rajna, composer

Birth
1928

Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies

Death
1929

Jack Philip Cannon, composer

Birth
1929

1st group hospital insurance plan offered (Dallas Tx)

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1930

Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches

Birth
1931

David Baker, Indianapolis Indiana, composer (Reflections)

Birth
1931

Caroline Kaart, [Paterson Raitt], Dutch alto singer

Birth
1931

John-French Cantr‚, Flemish wood carver/painter/cartoonist, dies at 45

Death
1932

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, 1st joint movie (Flying Down to Rio)

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1932

Ilja Zeljenka, composer

Birth
1932

Giants sign former outfielder Billy Southworth as a coach

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1933

Jackie Hendriks, cricketer (West Indian wicket-keeper of 60's)

Birth
1933

Dried human blood serum 1st prepared, Univ of Pennsylvania

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1933

Miklos Kocsar, composer

Birth
1933

Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54

Death
1933

Newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony

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