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 This day in History - January 21
387 Historic Events for January 21
1911

Stanley William Reed, cineaste

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1912

Konrad Bloch, Germany, biochemist (studied cholesterol-Nobel 1964)

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1913

Aristide Briand forms French govt

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1915

Kiwanis International founded in Detroit

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1915

Alan Hewitt, NYC, actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian)

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1916

[JW] Al James Woodie exander, songwriter/vocalist

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1917

Rohan Butler, historian

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1918

Geoffrey Dawes, physiologist

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1919

Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland

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1919

Jinx Falkenburg, Barcelona Spain, actress (Masquerade Party)

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1920

Donald Cuthbert Coleman, economic historian

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1920

Torsten Nilsson, composer

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1920

Errol Walton Barrow, PM of Barbados (DLP) (1966-76, 1986-87)

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1921

Todor Popov, composer

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1921

John Doucette, Brockton Mass, actor (Lock Up, Big Town)

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1921

Barney Clark, 1st to receive a permanent artificial heart

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1922

1st slalom ski race run, Murren, Switzerland

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1922

Jean P Vroom, Dutch sculptor

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1922

Paul Scofield, Hurst England, actor (Man for All Seasons, Train)

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1923

Judith Merril, [Josephine Juliet Grossman], sci-fi writer

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1924

Telly Savalas, Garden City NJ, actor (Acapulco, Kojak)

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1924

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian leader, dies of a stroke at 53

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1924

Benny Hill, Southampton England, comedian (Benny Hill Show)

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1925

Lola Flores, Cadiz Spain, singer/actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona)

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1925

Albanian parliament announces itself a republic; Ahmed Zogoe pres

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