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 This day in History - June 21
400 Historic Events for June 21
1932

Bernard Ingham, press secretary (Margaret Thatcher)

Birth
1932

Lalo [Boris] Schifrin, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer

Birth
1932

Ocie Lee "OC" Smith, US jazz singer (Little Green Apples)

Birth
1932

Heavyweight Jack Sharkey TKOs Max Schmeling (NYC)

Event
1933

Bernie Kopell, NYC, actor (Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl)

Birth
1933

1st Great Lakes-to-Gulf of Mexico barge trip completed, New Orleans

Event
1934

[James] Thorne Smith, US, sci-fi author (Stray Lamb, Turnabout)

Death
1934

Wulf Kirsten, writer

Birth
1935

Fran‡oise Sagan, [Quoirez], Cajarc France, novelist (Bonjour Trieste)

Birth
1935

Monte Markham, Manatee Fla, actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas)

Birth
1936

O C Smith, rocker

Birth
1937

John Edrich, cricketer (England left-handed batsman, 310* v NZ 1965)

Birth
1937

Anna Davies, prof of Comparative Philology (Oxford U)

Birth
1937

French People's front govt-Blum falls

Event
1938

Bradman scores 101* in 77 minutes, Australia v Lancashire

Event
1938

Ron Ely, Hereford Tx, actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage)

Birth
1938

James Botten, cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 S Afr series v England)

Birth
1938

Dan Burton, (Rep-R-IN, 1983- )

Birth
1938

Baseball's Pinky Higgins gets 12th straight hit

Event
1939

Doctors reveal Lou Gehrig has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Event
1939

NY Yankees announce Lou Gehrig's retirement

Event
1939

Charles Boone, composer

Birth
1940

Jean-douard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies at 71

Death
1940

W Hasenclever, writer, dies at 49

Death
1940

German occupiers disband Dutch States-General/Council of State

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