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 This day in History - May 21
419 Historic Events for May 21
1898

Karel Haba, composer

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1898

Charles H ba, Czech violinist/composer

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1898

Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum)

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1898

US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized

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1899

Ilse Lagner, writer

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1899

Ralph Sanford, Springfield Mass, actor (Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp)

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1901

Horace Heidt, Alameda Calif, orch leader (Swift Show Wagon)

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1901

Suzanne Lilar, [Verbist], France/Belgian writer (Le burlador)

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1903

Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian attorney/minister/premier (1953..7)

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1903

Manly Wade Wellman, Angola, sci-fi author (After Dark, Devil's Planet)

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1903

Pedro Aramburu, president Argentina

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1904

Fats Waller, [Thomas Wright], jazz singer/composer (Ain't Misbehavin')

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1904

Robert Montgomery, Beacon NY, actor/dir (Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack)

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1904

Federation Internationale de Football Assn (Soccer) forms in Paris

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1905

Edward Lockspeiser, composer

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1906

Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties)

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1906

Louis H Perlman patents a demountable tire carrying rim for cars

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1907

32nd Preakness: G Mountain aboard Don Enrique wins in 1:45.4

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1908

1st horror movie (Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago

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1908

Bill Burns has no-hitter broken up with 2 outs in 9th

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1909

Guy de Rothschild, French banker

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1911

Andr‚ Renard, Belgian worker's union leader (Syndical Unifi‚)[or 5/25]

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1914

Greyhound Bus Co begins in Minnesota

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1914

39th Preakness: Andy Schuttinger aboard Holiday wins in 1:53.8

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1916

Leonard Manasseh, architect

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