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 This day in History - July 21
368 Historic Events for July 21
1973

USSR launches Mars 4 for fly-by (2600 km) of red planet

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1973

Ali Landry, Louisiana, Miss Universe-USA (1996)

Birth
1973

Stephen Clarke, Sutton Coldfield Engld, Canada swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96)

Birth
1973

Steve Taneyhill, WLAF QB (Frankfurt Galaxy)

Birth
1973

France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Atoll un the Pacific

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1974

Andrea L'Huillier, Miss Universe-Chile (1996)

Birth
1974

House Judiciary approves 2 Articles of Impeachment against Pres Nixon

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1974

Willem F K Hussem, painter/poet (Steltlopen on Sea), dies at 74

Death
1974

Eddy Merckx wins his 5th Tour de France

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1974

29th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Haynie

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1975

Fie Carelsen, actress (Malle Gevallen), dies at 85

Death
1975

NY Met Felix Milan hits 4 singles; erased by Joe Torres 4 double plays

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1975

Mike Sellers, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)

Birth
1975

Ravindra Pushpakumara, Sri Lankan cricketer (Test pace bowler)

Birth
1975

Billy Martin fired as Texas Rangers manager

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1975

Billy West, actor (Jimmy the Gent, Jealousy), dies at 82

Death
1976

Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated

Death
1976

"Guys and Dolls" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 239 performances

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1976

1st outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Phila

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1977

Libyan-Egyptian border fights

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1977

Sri Lanka premier Bandaranaike loses election

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1977

Allison Wagner, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)

Birth
1977

Sarah Biasini, daughter of actress Romy Schneider

Birth
1978

Bolivia milt coup under general Juan Pereda, pres Hugo Banzer flees

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1978

World's strongest dog, 80-kg St Bernard, pulls 2909-kg load 27 m

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