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 This day in History - February 21
407 Historic Events for February 21
1903

Madeleine Renaud, Paris France, actress (Helene, Longest Day)

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1903

Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French author (Un Enfant a Dit)

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1903

Thomas Yawkey, baseball owner (Boston Red Sox)

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1904

Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet

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1904

National Ski Association forms in Ishpeming Mich

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1907

SS Berlin sinks off Hoek van Holland Neth (142 dead)

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1907

Wystan Hugh Auden, US, poet (Age of Anxiety-Pulitzer 1948)

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1909

John Galsworthy's "Strife," premieres in London

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1909

Hans Erni, Switz, painter/sculptor

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1909

George G F van Renesse, Dutch pianist/music director

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1909

Helen O Dickens, [Henderson], US physician/gynaecologist

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1910

John Galsworthy's "Justice," premieres in London

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1910

Douglas R S Bader, British pilot (WW II)

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1911

Gustav Mahler conducts his last concerto (Berceuse ‚l‚gique)

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1912

Patrick Murphy, English multi-millionaire

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1912

Arline Judge, actress (Girls in Chains, Mad Wednesday, Age of Consent)

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1912

Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist (Arkadia 598-Schubert)

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1913

Glenn M Anderson, (Rep-D-CA, 1969- )

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1914

Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)

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1914

Arnold S Denker, NY, US chess champion (1944-46)

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1914

White Wolf troops attack Zhanjiang China

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1915

20th Russian Army corps surrenders

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1915

Godfrey Brown, England, 4 X 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1936)

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1915

Ann Sheridan, Denton Texas, actress (Dodge City, Another World)

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1915

World's Fair in SF opens

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