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 This day in History - May 21
419 Historic Events for May 21
1924

Peggy Cass, Boston MA, actress/TV panelist (To Tell the Truth, Mame)

Birth
1924

Robert Parris, Philadelphia, composer (Book of Imaginery Beings)

Birth
1924

Bobby Franks, killed by Leopold and Loeb, at 14

Death
1925

Canadians allow to sell beer

Event
1925

Roald Amundsun leaves Spitsbergen with 2 seaplanes to North Pole

Event
1925

George Lloyd of Dolobran becomes British High Director of Egypt

Event
1926

Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer, dies at 65

Death
1926

Ronald Arthur A Firbank, British writer (Prancing Nigger), dies at 40

Death
1926

Robert Creeley, Mass, poet/novelist (Island)

Birth
1926

Joseph Horovitz, composer

Birth
1926

Dan Perlsweig, horse trainer

Birth
1926

Rick Jason, NYC, actor (Day of the Wolves, Eagles Attack at Dawn)

Birth
1926

White Sox Earl Sheely hits a record 6th consecutive double

Event
1927

George Levy, antique dealer/heritage campaigner

Birth
1927

Kay Kendall, Yorkshire England, actress (Genevieve, Les Girls)

Birth
1927

Lindburgh lands in Paris, after 1st solo air crossing of Atlantic

Event
1929

Sergei Prokoviev's ballet "Prodigal Son," premieres in Paris

Event
1929

Automatic electric stock quotation board installed, NYC

Event
1929

Paul Winslow, cricketer (big-hitter for S Africa, 108 v England 1955)

Birth
1929

V P F A Royle, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies

Death
1929

Robert Welch, designer/silversmith (Robert Welch flatware)

Birth
1929

Charles Wadsworth, Barnesville Georgia, pianist (Lincoln Center)

Birth
1930

NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits 3 consecutive homers

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1930

Max Bishop draws 8 walks in a doubleheader

Event
1930

Malcolm Fraser, PM of Australia (Liberal, 1975-83)

Birth