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 This day in History - June 21
400 Historic Events for June 21
1907

E W Scripps founded United Press

Event
1908

Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64

Death
1909

Kurt Schwaen, composer

Birth
1910

Bela Tardos, composer

Birth
1910

Charles Jones, composer

Birth
1912

Mary McCarthy, US, novelist (Group)

Birth
1913

Stefan O Iosif, Romanian poet (Beautiful Irine), dies at 37

Death
1913

Tiny Broadwick is 1st woman to parachute from an airplane

Event
1913

Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter

Birth
1914

William Vickrey, economist

Birth
1914

Jan Decadt, composer

Birth
1914

Glauco Velasquez, composer, dies at 30

Death
1915

Anti-British revolt in South-Africa ends with arrest of Gen De Law

Event
1916

Mexican troops beat US expeditionary force under Gen Pershing

Event
1916

Joe Bamford, British manufacturer/multi-millionaire

Birth
1916

Boston Rube Forster no-hits NY Yankees, 2-0

Event
1917

Hawaiian Red Cross forms

Event
1917

Ant¢nio JdC Feij¢, Port diplomat/poet (Cancioneiro Chinˆs), dies at 55

Death
1918

James Bysse Joll, historian

Birth
1919

Bauer forms German govt

Event
1919

German Admiral von Reuter scuttles his own captured fleet

Event
1920

Helen Cattanach, British Army Nursing Service (QARANC)

Birth
1921

HSC '21 soccer team forms in Haaksbergen

Event
1921

Joan Tetzel, NYC, actress (Hell Below Zero, Joy in the Morning)

Birth
1921

Frank Scott, Fargo ND, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show)

Birth