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 This day in History - May 21
419 Historic Events for May 21
1916

Harold Robbins, NYC, author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy)

Birth
1916

Joseph Janni, producer

Birth
1916

Britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time)

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1916

Helen Willis Moody Roark, tennis player (US Open 1923-25, 27-29, 31)

Birth
1917

Leo Pinckney, 1st American drafted during WW I

Event
1917

Raymond Burr, BC Canada, actor (Perry Mason, Ironsides, Godzilla)

Birth
1917

Heather Swift, local councillor

Birth
1917

Dennis Day, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy)

Birth
1917

Jean-Louis Curtis, French writer (Just Causes)

Birth
1917

Ronald John Bilsland Colville, businessman

Birth
1918

Leonard Mullens, rubber physicist

Birth
1918

House of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote

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1919

Lord Maxwell, senator/prof (college of Justice Scotland)

Birth
1919

Victor A D S‚galen, [Max An‚ly], French ship's doctor/writer, dies

Death
1919

Mark Wood, bishop (Ludlow)

Birth
1920

Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

Birth
1921

Andrei Sakharov, Moscow, physicist, human rights worker (Nobel '75)

Birth
1921

Oldest radio station west of Mississippi River licensed in Greeley Co

Event
1922

Col Ruppert buys out Col Huston interest in NY Yankees for $1,500,000

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1922

"On the Road to Moscow" is 1st cartoon to receive a Pulitzer Prize

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1922

Ruppert buys out Huston interest in Yankees for $15 million

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1922

Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill (Anna Christie)

Event
1923

Doris Mae Akers, gospel singer/songwriter

Birth
1923

Bettye Danoff, LPGA golfer

Birth
1924

Leopold and Loeb kidnap Bobby Franks for fun

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