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 This day in History - April 21
379 Historic Events for April 21
1930

Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Moskva Golid," premieres in Moscow

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1930

Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322

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1932

Angela Mortimer, English tennis player, Wimbledon)

Birth
1932

Elaine May, Phila Pa, comedienne/writer/actress, New Leaf)

Birth
1933

Easley Blackwood, Indianapolis In, composer, Un Voyage   Cythere)

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1934

Martin Horton, cricketer, England off-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 1959)

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1934

Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game

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1935

Charles Grodin, Pitt, actor, Woman in Red, Lonely Guy, Heartbreak Kid)

Birth
1935

Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1960)

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1935

King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties

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1936

Bob Cleary, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1936

Anthony Joseph Gnazzo, composer

Birth
1937

Charles Lee Herron, Ky, FBI most wanted fugitive (Jan 1 1986)

Birth
1938

Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65

Death
1939

Ernie Maresca, singer/songwriter (Runaround Sue, Wanderer)

Birth
1939

John McCabe, composer

Birth
1939

Herman Finck, composer, dies at 66

Death
1940

Netherlands beats Belgium 4-2 in soccer

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1940

Souleymane Cisse, director (Waati, Yeelen, Finye, Baara)

Birth
1940

1st $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It," on CBS Radio

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1941

Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany

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1942

Bobby McClure, US gospel singer (Don't Mess Up a Good Thing)

Birth
1944

NFL Chic Cardinals and Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)

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1945

John Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25

Death
1945

US 7th Army occupies Neurenberg

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