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 This day in History - January 21
387 Historic Events for January 21
1925

Oswald "Ossie" Stevens Nock, railway writer

Birth
1926

Camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81

Death
1926

Raf Reymen, Flemish actor

Birth
1926

Paul Burke, New Orleans La, actor (Neal-Dynasty) [or Jul 21]

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1926

Franco Evangelisti, Italian composer

Birth
1926

Steve Reeves, Glasgow Montana, actor (Hercules, Hercules Unchained)

Birth
1926

Belgian parliament accepts Locarno treaties

Event
1927

Floris H Verster, Dutch painter/cartoonist/etcher, dies at 65

Death
1927

1st national opera broadcast from a US opera house (Faust, Chicago)

Event
1929

Robert Sherriff's "Journey's End," premieres in London

Event
1930

Valentin Ignatyevich Filatyev, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1931

Felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67

Death
1932

Boris Shakhlin, Russia, gymnast (Olympic-gold-1956-60-64)

Birth
1932

[Giles] Lytton Strachey, British biographer/critic, dies at 51

Death
1932

USSR and Finland stop non-attack treaty

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1933

William Wrigley III, chewing gum mogul (Wrigleys)

Birth
1933

Itzhak Fuks, Israeli El Al captain, crashed in Amsterdam

Birth
1935

Ann Wedgeworth, Abilene Tx, actress (Tiger's Tale, Men's Club, Bogie)

Birth
1935

WFI-AM in Philadelphia Penn merges with WLIT as WFIL (now WEAZ)

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1935

12.0" (30.5 cm) of rain falls, Quinault RS, Wash (state record)

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1935

Wilderness Society forms

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1938

Dutch govt starts obligatory unemployment insurance

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1939

George Kaufman and Moss Hart's "American Way," premieres in NYC

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1939

US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

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1939

Mary Ellen McAnally, Illinois, poet (Dance of the Zygotes)

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