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 This day in History - June 21
400 Historic Events for June 21
1891

Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian architect (Nuove Struttura)

Birth
1891

Hermann Scherchen, Berlin Germany, conductor (Nature of Music)

Birth
1892

Reinhold Niebuhr, US, theologian (Nature and Destiny of Man)

Birth
1892

Hilding Rosenberg, Bosj”kloster Sweden, composer (Babels Torn)

Birth
1893

1st Ferris wheel premieres (Chicago's Columbian Exposition)

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1893

Alois H ba, Czech (opera)composer (Mother)

Birth
1894

Workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company

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1895

British Roseberry govt falls

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1898

Guam becomes a territory of US

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1899

Pavel Haas, composer

Birth
1900

Gunnar Ek, composer

Birth
1900

Dodgers score 7 in top of 11th to go ahead of Phillies, 20-13, In bottom of 11th Phillies stalls so umpire forfeits game to Dodgers

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1900

Polibo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 69

Death
1902

Wilhelm Maler, composer

Birth
1903

Al[bert] Hirschfield, St Louis Mo, cartoonist (NINA, NY Times)

Birth
1903

Louis Krasner, violinist

Birth
1903

Helene Costello, dancer/actress (Love Toy)

Birth
1903

Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Mazarine Stone" takes place (BG)

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1903

Dorothy Stickney, Dickinson ND, actress (And So They Were Married)

Birth
1903

Alf Sj”berg, Stockholm Sweden, director (Fadern, Oen, Domaren)

Birth
1904

Boston Herald tells of Red Sox trade "Dougherty as a Yankee," 1st known reference to NY club as Yankees (became Yankees in 1913)

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1905

Jacques Goddot, French publisher (Tour de France)

Birth
1905

Jean Paul Sartre, existentialist/writer (Le Mur, Nobel 1964; declined)

Birth
1906

Luis Maria Millet, composer

Birth
1907

13th US Golf Open: Alec Ross shoots a 302 at Phila Cricket Club PA

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