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 This day in History - June 21
400 Historic Events for June 21
1946

Brenda Holloway, US singer/songwriter (When I'm Gone)

Birth
1946

Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense)

Birth
1946

Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi and Saatchi)

Birth
1946

Bill Veeck buys Indians for $2.2 million

Event
1946

10 die in fire at Baker Hotel, Dallas Texas

Event
1946

Kate Hoey, British MP (Lab)

Birth
1946

Fed judge rules Seattle club doesn't have to play returning serviceman

Event
1946

Heinrich Kaminski, composer, dies at 59

Death
1947

Michael Gross, Chicago Ill, actor (Family Ties, FBI murders)

Birth
1947

Dana Rohrabacher, (Rep-R-California)

Birth
1947

Lex van Delden, Dutch actor (Soldier of Orange)

Birth
1947

Meredith Baxter-Birney, Ca, actr (Family Ties, Bridget Loves Bernie)

Birth
1948

WNAC (now KNEV) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1948

Columbia commits to 33 1/3 rpm records, plans to phase out 78's as Dr Peter Goldmark of CBS demonstrates "long playing record"

Event
1948

1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I

Event
1948

33 1/3 RPM LP record introduced (DR Peter Goldmark-Columbia Records)

Event
1948

Lord Mountbatten resigns as gov-gen of India

Event
1948

Rhodes conference on Israeli-Arab war opens

Event
1948

Joey Malland, Liverpool, rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come and Get It)

Birth
1948

Leo Sayers, rocker (You Make Me Feel Like Dancing)

Birth
1949

Jim Bacchus, (Rep-D-Florida)

Birth
1950

Terry Miskolczi, Dunnville ON, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Alberta-3rd)

Birth
1950

Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit

Event
1950

Joey Kramer, NYC, hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic)

Birth
1951

Patty Berg wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

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