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 This day in History - December 21
361 Historic Events for December 21
1933

Fox signs Shirley Temple, 5, to a studio contract

Event
1933

Huib Eversdijk, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)

Birth
1934

Hanif Mohammad, cricketer (prolific Pakistani batsman 1952-69)

Birth
1935

Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger and Co), dies at 45

Death
1935

Phil Donahue, Cleve Ohio, talk show host (Phil Donahue Show)

Birth
1936

Bradman's 2nd consecutive Test Cricket duck! Australia all out 80

Event
1937

O'Reilly completes 14-98 for cricket match, NSW v South Aust

Event
1937

1st feature-length color and sound cartoon premieres (Snow White)

Event
1937

Harald, Crown Prince, son of King Olav V, heir apparent of Norway

Birth
1937

Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80

Death
1937

Jane Fonda, NYC, actress (Barbarella, Klute), physically fit

Birth
1938

Larry Bryggman, Concord CA, actor (Dr John Dixon-As the World Turns)

Birth
1939

Hitler named Adolf Eichmann leader of "Referat IV B"

Event
1940

F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44

Death
1940

Frank Zappa, Baltimore, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Catholic Girls)

Birth
1940

Paul, [Ray Hildebrand], Tx, singer (Hey Paula)

Birth
1941

Chicago bears win the NFL championship

Event
1941

David Diamond's 1st Symphony, premieres

Event
1941

German submarine U-567 sinks

Event
1941

Last NFL drop kick for an extra point (Ray McLean, Chicago Bears)

Event
1941

Chicago Bears Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point

Event
1942

US Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal

Event
1942

Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63

Death
1942

Carla Thomas, US singer (Let Me Be Good to You)

Birth
1943

Walter Spanghero, French rugby player

Birth