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 This day in History - April 21
379 Historic Events for April 21
1904

Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67)

Birth
1904

Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League)

Event
1904

Jean H‚lion, artist/author (They Shall Not Have Me)

Birth
1905

Edmund G "Pat" Brown, (Gov-D-Calif)

Birth
1906

Tom Burns, editor

Birth
1907

Beatrice Kay, NYC, singer/actress, Sister Sue-Calvin and Col)

Birth
1907

Antoni Szalowski, composer

Birth
1908

Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't)

Event
1908

Louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36)

Birth
1909

Rollo May, US, psychologist, Love and Will)

Birth
1910

Mark Twain, [Samuel Clemens], auther (Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74

Death
1910

Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0

Event
1911

Leonard Warren, NYC, baritone, Met 1939-60) died on stage

Birth
1912

Nell [Petronella GS] Koppen, actress, Kniertje-Op Hoop van Zegen)

Birth
1912

Marcel Camus, French director, Orfeu negro)

Birth
1912

Feike P Asma, Dutch organist

Birth
1913

Norman Parkinson, England, fashion photographer, Harper's Bazaar)

Birth
1913

German passenger ship Imperator runs aground

Event
1913

Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)

Birth
1913

Gideon Sundback of Sweden patents the zipper

Event
1913

Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician

Birth
1914

US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months

Event
1915

Anthony Quinn, M‚xico, actor, Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia)

Birth
1915

Frick, [W Groebli], Swiss clown, Frick and Frack)

Birth
1915

Andor Kovach, composer

Birth