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 This day in History - March 21
378 Historic Events for March 21
1946

Kenny Washington signs with Rams, 1st black NFLer since 1933

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1946

UN set up temporary HQ at Hunter (now Lehman) College (Bronx)

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1947

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgens radiatur

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1947

Pres Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States

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1947

Test Cricket debut of Bert Sutcliffe, NZ v England at Christchurch

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1948

"Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio

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1949

Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer (wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81)

Birth
1949

WTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

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1950

Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist (Supertramp-It's Raining Again)

Birth
1950

Peter Banks, rocker (Genesis)

Birth
1951

2,900,000 US soldiers in Korea

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1951

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg convicted of espionage

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1951

Helena Antonaccio, playmate (June, 1969)

Birth
1951

Russell Thompkins Jr, US soul singer (Stylistics-Sing Baby Sing)

Birth
1952

Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock and roll concert ever

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1952

"3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 perfs

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1952

Chris O'Connell, rocker

Birth
1952

31 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central US

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1952

A J Pieters, SS-Untersturmf¬Āhrer, executed

Death
1952

Wilhelm Albrecht, German SD-chief, executed

Death
1952

-22] Tornadoes in Ark, Tenn, Mo, Miss, Ala and Ky cause 343 deaths

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1953

Robert Johnson, rocker

Birth
1953

Shotgun Johnson, rock drummer (KC and the Sunshine Boys-Give it Up)

Birth
1953

Carl Wolfson, Wash DC, comedian (Thicke of the Night)

Birth
1953

NBA record 106 fouls and 12 players foul out (Boston-Syracuse)

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