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 This day in History - April 21
379 Historic Events for April 21
1975

Angela Michelle Hughes, Anderson SC, Miss America-SC (1997)

Birth
1975

Danyon Joseph Loader, Dunedin NZ, 200m/400m swimmer (Olymp-2 gold-96)

Birth
1975

Jack Allan Westrup, composer, dies at 70

Death
1975

Liane Winter wins world record female Boston marathon (2:42:24)

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1975

Last South Vietnam president Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years

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1975

79th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:55

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1975

4th Boston Women's Marathon won by Liane Winter of W Germ in 2:42:24

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1976

Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing

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1976

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1977

Karen Ann Peterson, Miss Aruba Universe (1997)

Birth
1977

Zia ur-Rahman appointed president of Bangladesh

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1977

C Strouse and M Charnins musical "Annie," premieres in NYC

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1977

Broadway play "Annie" opens, 1st of 2,377 performances

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1977

Billy Martin pulls Yankee line-up out of a hat, beats Blue Jays 8-6

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1977

"Annie" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 2377 performances

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1977

Gummo [Milton] Marx, US comic (Marx Brothers), dies at 84

Death
1978

Melissa Coish, Miss New Hampshire Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1978

Avi Phillips, Ontario, actor (Maniac Mansion)

Birth
1978

Aimee Delatte, Miss Arkansas Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1978

Sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37

Death
1979

"Carmelina" closes at St James Theater NYC after 17 performances

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1980

84th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:12:11

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1980

Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWWW Detroit Mich

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1980

9th Boston Women's Marathon won by Jacqueline Gareau of Can in 2:34:28 Rosie Ruiz disqualified as women's champ she hadn't run entire course

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1981

US furnish $1 billion in arms to Saudi-Arabia

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