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 This day in History - April 21
379 Historic Events for April 21
1981

Harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 and 1 in only Test for England), dies

Death
1982

Atlanta Braves win their 13th straight game

Event
1982

Joe Sawyer, actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80

Death
1982

Dutch Queen Beatrice addresses US Congress

Event
1982

Dr Michael E Bakey performs 1st successful heart implant

Event
1983

œ1 coin introduced in United Kingdom

Event
1983

Soyuz T-8 is launched [04-20?]

Event
1984

After 37 weeks, "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by "Footloose"

Event
1984

Ashley Peldon, Staten Is NY, actress (Marsha-Guilding Light, Deceived)

Birth
1984

Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph

Event
1984

"Nightline" reverts back from 1 hour to « hour

Event
1984

Montreal Expo David Palmer no-hits St Louis Cards, 4-0 in a perfect 5 inn game

Event
1984

Centers for Disease Cont says virus discovered in France causes AIDS

Event
1985

Rudi Gernreich, US designer (miniskirt), dies at 62

Death
1985

Tancredo Neves, president-elect of Brazil, dies at 75

Death
1985

Flyers 5-Isles 2-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers hold 2-0 lead

Event
1985

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA JandB Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament

Event
1985

Ingrid Kristiansen wins London Marathon in a record 2:21:06

Event
1985

Bomb attacks in NATO/AEG-Telefunken building in Brussels

Event
1986

90th Boston Marathon won by Rob de Castella of Australia in 2:07:51

Event
1986

Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone's vault on TV and finds nothing

Event
1986

15th Boston Women's Marathon won by I Kristiansen of Norway in 2:24:55

Event
1986

Bob Hering sets Formula One power boat record (165.338 mph, Ariz)

Event
1987

Tamil bomb attack in Colombo Sri Lanka, 115 killed

Event
1987

Richard Hadlee makes highest Test Cricket score of 151* (v Sri Lanka)

Event