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 This day in History - April 21
379 Historic Events for April 21
1961

French army revolts in Algeria

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1962

Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington

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1962

Frederick Handley Page, designer of 1st big airplane (40 seats), dies

Death
1962

Sergei Viktorovich Zalyotin, Russia, major/cosmonaut

Birth
1963

Beatles meet Rolling Stones for 1st time

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1963

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sunshine Women's Golf Open

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1963

John Cameron Mitchell, El Paso TX, actor (Misplaced, Band of the Hand)

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1963

Ken Caminiti, Hanford CA, infielder (San Diego Padres)

Birth
1964

Louise Mullard, Kurri Kurri NSW, golfer (1990 T3 Coca Cola Classic)

Birth
1964

Pirates and Cubs combine for 9 HRs, Pirates win 8-5

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1965

New York World's Fair reopens for 2nd and final season

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1965

Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), dies at 72

Death
1965

Ed Belfour, Carman, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)

Birth
1965

Karen Foster, Lufkin Tx, playmate (Oct, 1989)

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1965

Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)

Birth
1966

Judy Diduck, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)

Birth
1966

Emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica

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1967

Andr‚ L Danjon, French astronomer, dies at 77

Death
1967

Josef Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, defects to US

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1967

Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)

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1967

Svetlana Alliluyeva (Josef Stalin's daughter) defects in NYC

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1967

EO, Evangelical Broadcasting, begins in Netherlands

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1967

Military coup in Greece, Konstantinos Kollias becomes premier

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1968

Carol Mann wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open

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1968

Peter van Foxes, soccer player (Ajax)

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